Dead Guy Ale | Rogue Ales

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Dead Guy AleDead Guy Ale

Brewed by:
Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States

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

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Served from the bottle into a nonic glass

A- Poured a really nice semi-hazy dark golden color with a really frothy head with cascading lace all over the glass

S- Big butterscotch, toffee, bready, and floral notes

T- Big butterscotch and toffee flavors. Tastes like a butter rum lifesaver. Lots of big bread malt, caramel, floral notes, and some alcohol flavor

M- Very smooth, pretty creamy, prickly carbonation, some alcohol warming, and highly drinkable

O- This is really a great readily available six-pack beer. Lots of great sweet malt character, but the alcohol presence really cuts down the sweetness to make this incredible drinkable

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Tasted On: 11-16-2012
Freshness: Not indicated
Packaging: 22 oz. brown bottle, pry-cap
Glassware: Signature glass
Purchased: Single from World Market

A: Clear and copper in color, topped by an off-white head a finger in height. Lacing is good, with a fair amount of retention. Second pour from the bomber gives a much cloudier clarity from the yeast.

S: Sweet malts are prominent in the aroma, with caramel, dark fruits and treacle. Very nice

T: Taste is first about the bready malts and an initial sweetness of raisins (raisin bread!). Then you get a dose of earthy and spicy hop bitterness.

M: Clean mouthfeel and medium-bodied. Carbonation is in the medium-to-high range. Finishes with a good balance of bitterness and malts.

O: An interesting mix of a lager style and an ale yeast; I enjoyed it and would have it again.

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12oz bottle into flute glass.

A - Light clear orange amber with a massive white head.

S - Sweet bread, orange citrus, honey, and a little nuttiness.

T - Sweet toasted malt up front followed by citrus hops, caramel, and peppery spices. The malts lend a nice nutty flavor and the hops a grassy flavor. Very well balanced. Finish is slightly bitter and grainy with some fruitiness and spiciness.

M - Light-medium body, smooth and creamy. Crisp, refreshing, mild carbonation.

O - A very tasty bock style beer. Lots of flavor, good balance, and high drinkability. An excellent offering from Rogue.

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Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
Beer rating: 77.2% out of 100 with 7,559 ratings
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