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Dead Guy Ale | Rogue Ales

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3.94/5
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7,597 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:
#5,210
Reviews:
2,439
Ratings:
7,597
pDev:
12.44%
Bros Score:
4.3
 
 
Wants:
298
Gots:
1,874
Trade:
3
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4.02/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Joshuacarper18
3.99/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NwMaltHead91
4.21/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jondoeworks
3.73/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Waytoplantann
4.48/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of J_Arbizzle
4.16/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of weareallfalafel
3.79/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of barnzy78
3.54/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to my friend, Cale, for taking me way back to when I first started with craft. It's probably been 8 years since I had this one.
12oz bottle, pours a copper color capped with a foamy ivory head. Sweet malty aroma with toffee, honey, grain and earthy hops. Sweet in taste as well with notes of lightly toasted grain, light caramel, Munich malts, honey, and toffee followed by a modest earthy and white peppery hop bite. Full bodied and creamy with soft carbonation, finishing semi-dry and semi-bitter. Overall, good example of an American brewed bock beer even though a bock is a lager and this is an ale; I guess it works..."Rogue Ales".

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3.53/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mintzmeet
3.16/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Smells like...chicken tenders and ketchup? Yeah. But I still like it? Looks like a light red ale, tastes a lil like it too! Like a well hopped pale w a unique malt.

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

Photo of ZachT
4.43/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sethcroisant
4.16/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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1/5  rDev -74.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

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3.79/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.67/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of haines710
4.18/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I've had this beer a few time but haven't reviewed. Picked up a bottle at the local supermarket knowing this is a solid brew to finish my six pack. Classic malty Amber. Pours a beautiful dark orange with light head. Smell and taste is malty. Not my favorite but easy to drink. Nice for a cool fall day or night.

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4.35/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Can't believe how many times I've had this and never reviewed it. Weathered orange in color with a light haze. Poured with a short off-white foam with medium low retention. Medium malty aromas with notes of bread crust and sweet grain. No esters or hop aromas. On the heavier side of medium bodied with medium light carbonation. Smooth, slightly oily feel through the middle with pleasant boozy warmth near the finish. Medium high sweet and grainy malt flavors followed by medium, spicy hop bitterness through the middle. Toasted bready malt flavors on the back end. Finished cleanly with light grainy malt notes. Hop bitterness nice balances the malty characters of this brew. A style defining beer and an under appreciated style. Tasty, malty, smooth and drinkable.

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3.69/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

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

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3.02/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Sabtos
3.33/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear amber with an uneven, short off-white foam settling to a creamy film.

Smell is biscuit, cracker, toast, corn, wood and orange, translating similarly in taste to bread, nut, wood and orange rind, via a frothy, soft, light and dry feel.

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

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3.54/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 7,597 ratings
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