Dead Guy Ale | Rogue Ales

very good
7,538 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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3.95/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Aroma:  Mild sweat aroma of bread, grain, and caramel.  

Appearance:  Pours amber gold with three fingers of head, with nice lacing.  Some chill haze.

Flavor:  Toasted malt, some graininess.  Yeasty sweetness predominates.  Well balanced, with no hop flavor present.  Well within style.  Finishes fairy dry.  Slightly warming.

Mouthfeel:   Light to medium body.  Moderate carbonation.

Overall:  One of the best maibocks I have had.  Dead guy ale is an easy drinking beer that will appeal to most beer lovers.  At 6.5 ABV it will sneak up on you if you have two or three.  

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

Rouge Dead Guy Ale - I always have seen this one around but never decided to try it till today.

Appearance - A nice medium bold brown for an ale. I was thinking it would pour darker maybe but still a very proud color

Smell - A nice round of dark hoppy goodness with a mix of dark fruit and maybe a hint of molasses. A good complex smell on it.

Taste - A real dark hit as you take your first sip that mellows out to a fine dark fruit to a more smooth chocolate at the end. Exceptional

Mouthfeel - A good carbonation matches this beer that extendeds the sweet aftertaste for several minutes.

Overall - A great beer that I will buy again. One of the better "big beers" that is sold

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Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
3.94 out of 5 based on 7,538 ratings.
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