Dead Guy Ale | Rogue Ales

Dead Guy AleDead Guy Ale
BA SCORE
77.2%
Liked This Beer
3.94 w/ 7,559 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
Ranking:
#4,936
Reviews:
2,432
Ratings:
7,559
Liked:
5,833
Avg:
3.94/5
pDev:
12.44%
Alströms:
4.3
 
 
Wants:
298
Gots:
1,848
Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 7,559 |  Reviews: 2,432
Photo of DFWFunko
4.63/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of MMOSNN
3.93/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dachp
3.2/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of lilalibby
4.41/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

mmmmmmmmmmmmmMMMM

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Photo of GrantBrennan
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of puck1225
3.94/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a can into a pint glass. Deep orangish yellow with a good head and lacing. Smell is grassy sweet but subdued. Taste is malty and a bit earthy. Good beer!

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Photo of GarbageMan10
4.21/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of andrewh995
3.91/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear honey gold with minimal white head. Smells of caramel, mild hops, and malt. Taste follows the nose exactly with a little sour. Medium in body and carbonation. Overall this is a stellar maibock!

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Photo of LXMRTN
3.8/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beersplosion
3.68/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sobotian
4.26/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Gaddabble
3.52/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Texarkansan
4.4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of godawgs
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bigal_96
4.15/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jjamadorphd
4.05/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Rogue's Dead Guy is purty good...

Truly an appealing reddish, rusty color beer. Though there is no head, no lacing, it is still very appealing to the eyes. The smell was boozy - a very nice surprise. Probably the least appealing aspect of this beer was it's mouthfeel, it was light-bodied and supple. I did enjoy the taste with it's light booziness and distinctive ale flavoring. Probably not the best ale I've had but still purty good...

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Photo of Ob512316
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Seen this beer in various forms of drinking everywhere, decided to try it.
Look: Amber with a medium white head.
Smell: Bread, caramel, a hint of citrus.
Taste: exacly as the smell. The hint of citrus is very subtle.
Overall: this is a solid beer. I thought it would be more hoppier than it is, but its a great beer none the less.

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Photo of Brucebeernut
3.96/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of davidward
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A nice, malty, dark, toasty ale. Would make for a good holiday brew.

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Photo of ThomasTheTank88
3.52/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got this beer because of referral. Poured light amber color. Almost no smell off the head. Taste is very light/medium, but very smooth. Very drinkable. If you're looking for something to have a backyard BBQ looking to sip on something nice and different, this would be a good choice at a reasonable price.

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Photo of mikeinportc
4.06/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cdub70085
4.28/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TBoneJones
4.1/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appears a hazy copper, decent lacing. rich body.
Pleasant wheat-like malt aroma, with a hint of fruit/ melon.
Taste is a refreshing detour from anything hop-forward, as his is about tasty malts, earthy goodness, just a well-balanced tasty brew. Flavorful biscuity malts and a slight peppery zing at the end, and after several sips the fruit notes return...just a hint.
Feels low carbonated and creamy-rich.
Very well-done. Ive seen this beer on shelves plenty of times, even in giant jugs if I recall correctly. Glad I finally tried some. Delicious.

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Photo of janubio
3.81/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Amber colour, small head that never fades completely, creamy lace.
Aroma of caramel, nuts, spices, some hops that balance the malty flavour, chocolate.
Medium body, creamy texture, carbonations is OK.
Taste of caramel, dark fruits, nuts. Really good and easy drinking beer.

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Photo of robotiks
3.89/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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