Dead Guy Ale | Rogue Ales

BA SCORE
88
very good
7,492 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:
7,492
Reviews:
2,414
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
12.44%
 
 
Wants:
295
Gots:
1,798
For Trade:
3
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Photo of Frankgabriel2383
5/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of akk14
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Coho11
4.75/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Ancora_Imparo
5/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My go-to Ale. Easy to find, easy to drink, easy on the palate, easy on the nose and easy on the eyes. Very complex flavor for a widely available Ale. Just all around a great one that everyone should try if they can.

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Photo of jbehlar
2.85/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

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

Photo of petrusek23
3.77/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Darrin_Smith
4.21/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RMW66
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of decker1313
3.93/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

refrigerated can poured into glass

A - amber, hazy, mild active carbonation, ringing lace

S - malty, sweet, some sort of fruit, bready

T - malt, sweet, followed by a note of spice, mild bitter end

M - light, smooth, mild carbonation

O - tasty, smooth ale. I think I will have another.

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Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.94/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of h0wdy
2.88/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Look: A clear orange that you can see through.

Smell: A very sweet smelling honey.

Taste: Caramel and it's a fairly soft note at that.

Feeling: Carbonation and nearly no alcohol kick.

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

Photo of CharlesK
3.34/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of EmeraldMist
4.35/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Look - Poured from a can, dark copper/amber in color, a finger of white head, a few spots of lacing.
Aroma - Sweet, date, honey, earth, pastries.
Taste - White bread malt, smooth semi sweet honey, overly ripe fruit, bitter earth, sweet butter, medjool date, faint herbal hop, dry nutty aftertaste. Balanced and complex.
Feel - Medium bodied, lots of tiny bubbles, creamy, smooth.

Overall - Fantastic beer. Lots of flavor, complex and easy to drink.

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Photo of monkist
4.72/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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

355ml bottle poured into a mug.

The pour yields mildly hazed orange amber color with thick off-white creamy head that withstands with good retention before gradually subsiding to a decent layer of foamy crown and leaving plenty of lacing ring and patch.

In a nose, creamy, bready, honey, buttery, toasted, nut, and caramel, all from malt mingle with good hop character ranging from spice, floral, earthy, and some exotic fruit.

Spice, fruity, floral, and earthy hop get along well with caramel, toasted, buttery, honey, and sweet bready malt together with a significant cut of bittering hop to balance and add more well-rounded deliciousness to the taste buds.

Medium body with some good crisp and lively carbonation through the palate that generates fine smoothness, finish is dry.

Good Maibock offering from Rogue with its robust malt and extensive hop compartment.

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Photo of BenBreeg
4.28/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of McClinton
3.89/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Atg1095
3.97/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rizzy17
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
3.29/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MJSFS
3.85/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drstalker
3.84/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
3.94 out of 5 based on 7,492 ratings.
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