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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: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Wow, today's beer run was a complete success.
Rogue is now one of my new favorites.
This ale came in a six pack for 12$ at Randall's in fairview heights, IL.
-THE APPEARANCE of this ale is excellent. I poured it into a large beer mug for observation. The color is a beautiful copper/red, with a medium to light carbonation which keeps a pleasant thin, light tan foam on top until you're done.
-THE SMELL is pretty faint, to me. Kind of smells like fresh grapefruit and sweet pear.
-THE TASTE is definitely a little hoppy kick compared to other ales I have tried, while there is also a clear taste of that grapefruit and pear I had stated in the smell. Some sweet honey also comes along while you get further into the ale.
-THE FEEL of this ale is quite exceptional to myself. Some nice carbonation fills your mouth with every tip of the glass, goes down nice and easy, and leaves a wonderful strong taste in the back of your mouth for a few minutes.
-OVERALL, this beer is awesome. I WILL be having this again, and again
And again. I can't wait to try more rogue brews. If you are looking for a great semi-dark ale, look no further, rogue's dead guy will steal your love for plenty of other beers, and capture your attention quick.

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

S had it after work with workers in a bottle.

A good size thick head, medium copper color.

S Good light ipa ale smell.

T rich dark distinctive bitter taste with mallty taste.

M smooth ale flavor and then you get the malt and light hop taste.

O it is a good beer but I would soon rather get better beer for the money.

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look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a tulip. Sudsy bone-white 3-finger head dissapated pretty quickly, left nice lacing. The beer itself is a burnt orange/amber with a brownish hue and crystal clear.

Not much happening in the nose. Some malty sweetness and a tart hop presence.

A lot hoppier than I thought it was going to be. There's a nice hop spice with good floral qualities and a definite boozy warmth which adds a medicinal quality to the brew. The malt bill is very well balanced with some syrupy sweetness and a touch of rye-like quality. Understated but well balanced.

This beer has a really nice slick, full and creamy mouthfeel. It also feels very clean and super smooth.

Overall a very good beer.

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Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 7,610 ratings
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