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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 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A clear brown. Small head with traces of lacing. Smell was all biscuity malts, maybe munich/caramel. Taste was biscuitty, molasses a little nutty, some lemon grass hops. I detected some off flavors. Heavy mouthfeel, normal cabonation. A bit uninteresting, not worth price.

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

A: amber body, 2 finger off-white head, nice lacing

S: lemon peel, grassy, pine and big malt

T: floral, bready malt, hint of earthy finish

M: med body, firm carbonation/smooth mouth.

O: Tried tons of Rogue and this one is a keeper. Will get again
and highly recommend!


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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a rich copper with dense off white head. Really an attractive beer.

Smell is very malt-forward as to be expected, with a note of sweetbread which seems out of place.

Taste does not follow the nose in that there is a nondescript bitterness. Bready malts.

Mouthfeel is a bit thin for a bock.

Overall a good beer and decent representation of the style, but it seems rather disjointed.

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I guess I have a different opinion about this beer than most people. Part of my dislike may simply be the style, I will have to try more maibocks to be sure. But this one hits you over the head with bready malts and then hits you over the head again with intense honey flavor that somehow manages not to blend very well with the bitter hoppy finish. The flavors were disjointed, separate and it just didn't seem to me like a very well crafted beer.

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Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 7,591 ratings
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