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

Poured from bottle into a plastic cup. Enjoyed outdoors on a Fall night. Pours a nice, deep amber with a generous 2 finger off white head. Smell is on the sweet end, but not overpowering. Malty and a bit of carmel. Taste is rather unique. My first Mailbock and I wasn't disappointed. Front end is loaded with carmel malts that give way to a nice hop balance. Very well balanced beer that keeps you coming back for more. Picked up a bready, nutty profile as well that is subtle. Feel is nice and full with good carbonation and silky ending. Overall- A very surprising brew. Balanced and full of flavor. nice carmel, sweet front with hop balance. Very sessionable and complex with it's taste. A definite must try! Well done Rogue-

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On tap at Old Chicago. Pours a deep amber, almost brown color with a tiny head that only left behind very small traces of lacing. The nose is full of a nice mix of hops, malts, a bit of sweetness, and a touch of woody/nutty undertones. The beer is fairly smooth and has a heavy malt character with a light toffee/caramel flavor and a bit of biscuit yeast that comes alone. Some very faint hop presence can be detected, but only if you're really looking for it. Medium body and medium carbonation with a nice, malt flavored finish.

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wow! first sip, what a taste! i was epecting something totally different.
orange-y-copper color poured with a finger of same colored head. smelled a little malty and tasted sweet. the hops are balanced in the taste but not really figuring in the total sum as much as i expected. there are some micro-bubbles rising from the bottom which arent very obvious unless you look for them and the feel is of a medium heaviness.
overall, i really like this. Total Wine has the growlers on sale for $14, but i opted for the 12 oz'er first to try it. hope they're still there when i go back . . . . i read the label but it didnt sink in that it's a maibock style. i'll have to try a few more of these.

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Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 7,612 ratings
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