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Dead Guy Ale | Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
3.94/5
Very Good
7,612 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#5,279
Reviews:
2,443
Ratings:
7,612
pDev:
12.44%
Bros Score:
4.3
 
 
Wants:
298
Gots:
1,886
Trade:
3
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Rogue Dead Guy - First review, be gentle...

Poured into a pint glass from the 22 ouncer. Beautiful copper to amber color with about 1.5 fingers of head. The nose is a lot of malt, some pear and caramel. Taste is mostly malt sweetness, barely any hops at all. A bit of alcohol bite towards the finish. Mouthfeel is very light carbonation, almost flat.

Overall, I love Rogue beers and I can't believe I haven't tried this one yet. I think it's missing a bit of hoppiness in favor of drinkability, and at 6.5% alcohol, it has a very smooth taste (I'm new to Maibocks so that may be whole point). Good beer, definitely would drink again if I'm looking for sweetness in lieu of hop.

Cheers

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Reviewed from session notes.

Pours out a lightly hazed reddish-coppery color with about two minute's worth of head that dies back to a persistent 4mm collar ring with minimal lacing qualities on the inside of the glass.
Smells a bit like candied yams, a bit like caramel-covered pears, and partially like a toasted blend of chestnuts and hazelnuts.
The smooth-textured brew tastes primarily of caramel-covered pears mixed with a small amount of dried prunes, brown sugar sprinkles, and finishes with an abrupt yet satisfyingly drying herbal and floral hopping finish. Memorable for the profound transformation from bock sweetness to a balanced pale ale kind of bitterness in the finish.

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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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