Dead Guy Ale | Rogue Ales

BA SCORE
88
very good
7,527 Ratings
Dead Guy AleDead Guy Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States
rogue.com

Style: Maibock / Helles Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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.

Added by kbub6f on 09-05-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
7,527
Reviews:
2,427
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
12.44%
 
 
Wants:
295
Gots:
1,827
For Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 7,527 |  Reviews: 2,427
Photo of vdan02
1.7/5  rDev -56.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

After drinking this beer, Miller Lite tastes like a Guinness. This is by far one of the worst tasting beers that I have had. It is almost like someone took a barrel full of hops and mixed it with a glass of sugar water. This beer is one of the most distastful things that you could do with water, sugar, and hops. Please stop supporting their efforts in wasting our fresh water supply.

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Photo of Daniel_Douglas
1.75/5  rDev -55.6%

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1.75/5  rDev -55.6%

Photo of yeastlovehoppiness_jess
1.78/5  rDev -54.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

A: coppery brown. thin layer of head. clear.

S: yeast. malt. sweat?

T: slightly sour, especially at the back of the tongue. wheatish, but in a darker way. caramel? ...but not a sweet, good caramel.

M: medium bodied. pretty smooth.

O: I don't have a whole lot to say about this ale other than I wasn't a fan. I love Rogue, but this ale wasn't for me.

blech.

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Photo of ramrod666
1.86/5  rDev -52.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1

dead guy ale pours a copper color w/ a small head that fades to a ring.smell is slightly hoppy with stong malt in front. laced the glass nicely. taste was unimpresive. Think that the bottle is bad. extemely bitter, acrid taste. kind of like soda water with bitters added. surrely a bad bottle. with no way to tell age it is hard to tell how old this crap is. huge dissapointment. will re review when a fresh sample can be obtained.

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Photo of CU570M
1.91/5  rDev -51.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

Foggy orange color with no head at all. The smell on this kind of reminded me of baby food. i am not sure about you but that is not something i want to sit back and enjoy. Taste was a bitter lemon, it was ok but was a little too bitter at times. Mouthfeel was thick and felt good but the bitterness is too overwhelming at times. The drinkability for me is low, but if you are a fan of bitter beers i would recomend it.

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Photo of Golden32
1.97/5  rDev -50%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.75

Strong metallic taste, great for some I suppose. Just not for me.

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Photo of mctizzz
2/5  rDev -49.2%

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2/5  rDev -49.2%

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2/5  rDev -49.2%

Photo of Oldmankeebler
2/5  rDev -49.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

It is just to hoppy for my taste.

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Photo of YogiBeer
2/5  rDev -49.2%

Photo of JLaw55
2/5  rDev -49.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

This was not good. Too sweet, tasted like it was incomplete. Had a slick almost oily mouth feel. Kind of upsetting to my stomach.

Would Drink Again: No
Would Purchase Again: No

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Photo of Travisnin
2/5  rDev -49.2%

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2/5  rDev -49.2%

Photo of Edie
2/5  rDev -49.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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2/5  rDev -49.2%

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2/5  rDev -49.2%

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2/5  rDev -49.2%

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2/5  rDev -49.2%

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2/5  rDev -49.2%

Photo of joex444
2/5  rDev -49.2%

Photo of OklahomeBrewed
2/5  rDev -49.2%

Photo of JeffB
2/5  rDev -49.2%

Photo of King_KongDCO93
2/5  rDev -49.2%

Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
3.94 out of 5 based on 7,527 ratings.
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