Dead Guy Ale
Rogue Ales

Dead Guy AleDead Guy Ale
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Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States
Ranked #16
Ranked #13,965
3.94 | pDev: 12.44%
Sep 09, 2023
Sep 05, 2001
Notes: An ale inspired by the style of a German Maibock, brewed using our proprietary Pacman yeast, Dead Guy Ale is deep honey in color with a malty aroma, rich hearty flavor and a well balanced finish.

9 Ingredients: 2-Row, C15, Munich, Rogue Farms Dare™, Risk™ Malts; Rogue Farms Revolution™ & Independent™ Hops; Free Range Coastal Water & Pacman Yeast.
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Reviewed by BigMac59 from Texas

3.79/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Pours a cloudy honey amber color with a decent head which dissipates quickly with almost no lacing.
Aroma is malt and yeast.
Taste is nice, definitely malt with some nice bitterness and spicy follow up.
Feel is honey, with some carbonation and sharpness.
Very nice. One of the few Maibocks I’ve had.
Sep 09, 2023
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Rated by jercasper from California

3.72/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75
Great maibock. Mild flavor but well balanced. I’d describe it as a malty, light IPA.

Gorgeous color!
Sep 04, 2023
Rated: 3.94 by jduprey007 from Michigan

Aug 12, 2023
Rated: 4.53 by Ox8840bo from Illinois

Aug 06, 2023
Rated: 4.34 by JimKochFan from New Jersey

Jul 29, 2023
Rated: 3.93 by dd53grif from Michigan

Jul 12, 2023
Rated: 3.81 by dschwartz13 from Tennessee

Jul 05, 2023
Rated: 3.94 by TwilightBeerCareer from Illinois

Jul 03, 2023
Rated: 3.71 by QuintusHorace from California

Jun 29, 2023
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Reviewed by BubbleBobble from New York

3.4/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Pours a clear amber, brief 0.5" head that rather quickly fizzles to a thin ring; no lacing. Nose smells sweet of caramel, honey, and yeast esters; as it warms, starts to resemble golden syrup with a little warming spice. Taste is very honey forward - reminds me most of those honey straws you bite the ends of and chew down. Spicy barley notes as well which give it some more savory notes that help prevent this from becoming too sweet. Light bitterness comes through long on the finish. Something about it reminds me of less sweet, more hop-forward and spicy barleywines. Mouthfeel is on the light side with crisp and slightly creamy carbonation.
Jun 21, 2023
Rated: 3.85 by BTexpress from Georgia

Jun 08, 2023
Rated: 3.96 by beerrat from Virginia

May 31, 2023
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Reviewed by Caoimhin from Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
I drank it from a can poured into a goblet. Color is light amber. There is almost no smell. Malt dominates the taste as expected in a Maibock. The sweetness is appropriately balanced with hops - although I would prefer more. I would rate it higher, but I prefer a lighter bodied beer. Overall - it is a a very good beer and is deserving of this rating.
May 27, 2023
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Rated by Gimmesomebeer from Canada (BC)

4.28/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Delicious. The flavors change as you drink it, with a slightly bitter finish. Great beer overall.
May 04, 2023
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Reviewed by MackT from Florida

3.35/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
From a 14 month old, 16 oz. can.
A cloudy shade of apricot with a cherry tint. Minimal head which quickly disappears, no lacing. Taste is hard to quantify, not much of anything stepping up. Feel is medium cloying, zero carbonation. Overall, I don’t think this may be a fair evaluation, due to its age, and I got it off the shelf.
May 04, 2023
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Reviewed by BJB13 from Maryland

3.91/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
12 ounce bottle poured into a dimpled mug.

L: Hazy medium amber, 2 finger manila colored head, foam is rocky and persistent.
S: Big malty bread aroma, orange tea, honey.
T: Malty and medium sweet to open, biscuit, orange herbal tea, bitter woody and light orange hops take over the back half, aftertaste is woody with some malt sweetness.
F: Medium body, medium carbonation, soft and fairly clean feel.
O: Decent, love the malty opening but find the back half a bit sharp for my palate.
Apr 13, 2023
Rated: 3.88 by Rainintheface from Florida

Apr 02, 2023
Rated: 3.85 by TwiggyCZ from Czech Republic

Mar 28, 2023
Rated: 4.54 by AvantKarma

Mar 28, 2023
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