Dead Guy Ale | Rogue Ales

very good
7,525 Ratings
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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4.24/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Poured into oversized wine glass - pours a dark mahogany with a 1 finger head that quickly diminishes.

S - Smell of Citrus, and a slight Caramel. Smells very good although sweet.

T - I could instantly taste the Caramel and Toffee sweetness, with a slight malt undertone. this is a good tasting beer - although best in moderation.

M - Mildy carbonated, medium-full body. Very drinkable

O - This is a very drinkable beer, although I would only drink it in moderation as it's pretty sweet. This would go good along with steak or a dessert. The Caramel and Toffee taste is great and this is a unique beer.

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3/5  rDev -23.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

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

Appearance: Pours a nice, super hazy apple cider-like color. The head is creamy and about a finger thick. I figured the lacing would be awesome, but it's just decent.

Smell: This is my first of this style. It smells interesting. No doubt a load of malts, but almost a caramel smell as well. The alcohol is also very present.

Taste/feel: Much like the smell, to be honest. There's also a slight "funk" in there that's actually not too unnerving. I also pick up some dark fruits in the back somewhere (prunes?), as well as a tad of tartness. A pretty sweet beer on the start, but a bit of bitterness and spice at the end. Rather balanced, and nothing overwhelming. The feel is creamy and perfect with the amount of carbonation, which is low. Alcohol is also present.

Dead Guy Ale grew on me throughout the glass, but I still don't quite believe it's worth the $2.79 I paid for the bottle -- SLIGHTLY overpriced. Regardless of that though, this is a tasty beer. It looks great, it feels great, and it has a very solid taste that's fairly mild, yet keeps you drinking.

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Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
3.94 out of 5 based on 7,525 ratings.
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