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John John Dead Guy Ale - Rogue Ales

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John John Dead Guy AleJohn John Dead Guy Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

555 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 555
Reviews: 298
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 13.87%
Wants: 17
Gots: 27 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
"Dead Guy Ale aged in Dead Guy Whiskey Barrels"

Malts: Carastan, Rogue Micro-Barley Farm Dare & Risk malts.
Hops: Saaz, Willamette, Rogue Micro-Farm Hop Yard Revolution hops.
Yeast & Water: Pacman Yeast & Free Range Coastal Water.

16º PLATO
40 IBU
78 AA
16º Lovibond

(Beer added by: RedBrewer83 on 01-10-2010)
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

08-01-2013 16:04:06 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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Belchmaster

California

1.68/5  rDev -56%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This beer was TERRIBLE...Just TERRIBLE.
I chilled the beer to 50 degrees and poured it into a 4 ounce snifter.
The color looked good, a golden-brown ale.
Smell was OK, could smell the whiskey barrel aging a bit and thought this might be a decent drink.
Took a mouthful and holy what the heck...a combination of sour elephant dung, decaying squid heads, and pig urine in a thin watery Budweiser-like fluid. This bottle must have been a bad batch...that's all I can honestly think. It was clear though so I think it was a non-infected beer - just horrible as heck.
I paid $12 for this???
So I let it warm up and took a sip every few minutes thinking, "this is going to improve as the temp gets warmer".
No Such Luck. This remained feces in a bottle.
I felt obligated to drink it after dropping so much coin on it so I decided to mix it with a stout to make it palatable. No way, it just ruined the stout.
I dumped out the remaining 14 ounces and I'm so dis-a-frickin-pointed.
I've had a few other Rogue brews and while I'm not an avid fan, they do make a few decent beers (Old Crustacean). ..but this one???OH man If I could get a refund, I would be all over that.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2013 04:02:35 | More by Belchmaster
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gpblackgt

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

07-17-2013 19:35:49 | More by gpblackgt
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pathman

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

07-15-2013 01:38:30 | More by pathman
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

07-10-2013 05:32:22 | More by Localdrinklax
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Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-07-2013 23:22:57 | More by GABrew
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bkonk10

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

07-04-2013 01:48:13 | More by bkonk10
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Treyliff

West Virginia

3.73/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A- pours a hazy and cloudy amber color with some sediment floating around, small white creamy head with decent retention and no lace

S- typical sweet and malty helles aromas, a bot of toasted grain and some woodsy oak undertones

T- upon first taste, it tastes similar to regular Dead Guy Ale, the barrel flavor kicks in mid-palate with oaky vanilla notes, I'm not really tasting any whiskey flavors. The finish is sweet and malty with more woodsy notes

M- medium body with low carbonation, foamy mouthfeel leads to a slightly sticky finish

O- for the style, its pretty flavorful. Was a bit dissapointed in the lack if whiskey character, but overall nice and malty with an oak kick

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2013 20:52:11 | More by Treyliff
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

06-29-2013 14:53:50 | More by WOLFGANG
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BMan33

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

06-28-2013 01:21:48 | More by BMan33
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JDizzle

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-20-2013 00:29:03 | More by JDizzle
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rhoadsrage

Illinois

3.48/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

(Served in a Nonic)
A- This beer pours a slightly hazy brown body with a spongey beige head that last and last sticking to the glass in clouds. There is a gentle carbonation gliding up the sides.

S- The slightly sweet rum and sugar aroma has a green hop aroma that lingers. There is an odd blue cheese and peat note that grows in the finish.

T- The sweet oak and caramel flavor has a slightly sulfury green hop note that is soft in the finish with a bigger bitterness that lingers.

M- The medium-light mouthfeel has no alcohol heat.

O- This beer has some nice oak flavors but the sweetness really grows too sweet and the bitterness that tries to balance it is too harsh and abrasive. There is balance but both of the dominate flavors are too over the top to really enjoy.

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2013 12:04:39 | More by rhoadsrage
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Danimal1101

New York

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-13-2013 15:36:46 | More by Danimal1101
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Brew33

Ohio

3/5  rDev -21.5%

06-12-2013 16:37:51 | More by Brew33
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goblin7704

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

06-11-2013 22:02:54 | More by goblin7704
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Paccamacca

California

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-02-2013 03:37:57 | More by Paccamacca
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

05-26-2013 19:43:34 | More by mikeincharleston
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Absolut

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

05-23-2013 19:31:42 | More by Absolut
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Indiana

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-23-2013 18:04:37 | More by amcaleh
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-20-2013 14:29:26 | More by touchmeimsac
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Florida

4/5  rDev +4.7%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

04-28-2013 03:40:56 | More by Paul68
John John Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
86 out of 100 based on 555 ratings.