Dead Guy Ale | Rogue Ales

BA SCORE
88
very good
7,523 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:
7,523
Reviews:
2,425
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
12.44%
 
 
Wants:
296
Gots:
1,826
For Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of acevenom
4.23/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass. Pours hazy copper with an eggshell colored head. There are some visible bubbles in the beer. The head retains very well, dissipating slowly and leaving some lacing on the side of the glass. There are aromas of sweet and bready malts with some earthy and floral hop aromas. The malt profile is strong with the bready and mildly sweet notes. There's some good back end bitterness from the hops, which bring some floral and spicy characteristics. The body is medium with moderate carbonation. The finish is sticky and dry. This allows the aftertaste to linger for a little while. This is an excellent beer.

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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5/5  rDev +26.9%

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5/5  rDev +26.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.55/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle, poured into a standard pint glass.
A: The appearance is nice, somewhat cloudy, burnt amber color. Very slight head, quickly fading, no lacing.
S: The aroma is sweet and malty. Some caramel notes and slight fruit that I couldnt put my finger on.
T: This has a nice mouth covering taste. There is a nice low level bitterness at the front that fades by the swallow. Sweet malt is the main flavor that balances with the hop bitterness in a fun back and forth manner. The aftertaste is nice and disappears relatively quickly.
M: Medium to full body, very creamy and a little sticky from the sugars. Good medium carbonation to support the body to make it very drinkable.
O: I really liked this beer and not sure why it took so long to get around to trying it. It has a nice strong but not overbearing flavor and is a nice departure from the typical ale. (at least the ones I've been drinking)

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of Mavigo
4.38/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Got it from Meijers on sale, lets give it a whirl. Poured in a pint glass.

A: pours a cloudy amber, with almost no head and minimal lacing

S: smells malty, grainy, hoppy textures

T: tastes great, malted grains, good amount of hops

M: Crisp, carbonated nicely, not over bearing, refreshing

O: Impressive, a little pricey, but still a great refreshing beer, great for the fall season.

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
3.94 out of 5 based on 7,523 ratings.
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