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Dead Guy Ale | Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
3.94/5
Very Good
7,612 Ratings
Dead Guy AleDead Guy Ale
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:
#5,272
Reviews:
2,443
Ratings:
7,612
pDev:
12.44%
Bros Score:
4.3
 
 
Wants:
298
Gots:
1,886
Trade:
3
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 7,612 |  Reviews: 2,443
Photo of mecmd
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of BlurryVisi0n
3.88/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a s snifter glass.

Appearance: A semi-cloudy amber, with a head that is off white rising only as high as you want it. A gentle pour it was about 1/4" if that.

Smell: Very bland but still good, light caramel/maple notes in the scent scent department.

This beer packs flavor, little bit of everything malty and a notch bitter sweet. Definitely has a floral after feel but not to be confused with an IPA very unique in it's own way.

Mouth: Smooth with a medium carbonation at best. there's no overkill in carbonation which is a good thing with this beer.

Overall: You have to be kidding yourself not to grab a bottle. I have enjoyed it beginning to end and loved every bit of it. Salud!

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Photo of twkirkby
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of mistroth
4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

Photo of Juice-O
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of Schmuckles
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of Duder9
4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

Photo of MacQ32
3.94/5  rDev 0%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a really nice rich coppor with a dense full inch of light mocha colored head. Retention is great, thin but dense layer of head remains across the surface ~15 minutes later, the head crawls up the side of the glass, fantastic lacing. Perfect looking. Steady carbonation.

S - Slightly sweet grainy malt profile and a subtle noble/grassy hop aroma, possibly a slight spice. An ok combination of flavors but a little moderate for my liking.

T - Sweet grainy flavor, the hops compliment the malt profile very well actually, a little bit of a spiced flavor followed by a semi-faint grassy (pilsner-like from the Saaz no dbout) hop profile. Very nice crisp finish!

M - Fairly light, very very drinkable, appropriate carbonation.

O - Overall its a very well put together brew, I think this beer is exactly what they'd hoped it would be. For me personally, I like bold or more robust beers but if you like more of a mild but flavorful brew this one is definitely worthy and easy to drink

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of barley
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of _dennis
4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

Photo of kylefurlong
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of MightiestBeard
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of flyers1980
4.17/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a mug in May- seasonable! Aroma was something I'd equate with Springtime- effervescent, flowery, and happy. The taste was very refreshing. I could see myself buying a case of this every May and being quite happy with it. This beer is a great signifier of the change in seasons! The one downside is I'll never be able to drink it in months that aren't May!

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of Con-a-sewer
4.23/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: rust orange with a good inch of rocky head that leaves saging lace down the glass

S: floral, ripe fruit, biscuity malt

T: crisp hop bite in the front mellows into Carmel raisin malt back bone very smooth

M: easy drinking nice tingle from the effervescence,

O: nice brew very easy to drink I dint think this beer is going to floor anyone but.... "I'll have another!"

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2/5  rDev -49.2%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of rhultstrand
3.83/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into pilsner glass.

A - Beautiful copper hue. Copper orange near the top, lessens to a light orange/yellow pilsner appearance near the bottom. A one finger white head after pouring.

S - Very sweet. Banana, toffee, walnut? Call me crazy but I keep getting a watermelon aroma. Faint malt.

T - More malt, banana, toasty sweetness.

M - Ridiculously smooth yet decently bodied. Low carbonation, could go through a few of these rather quickly.

O - May not completly stand up to its unbelievable reputation, but is a very, very good brew.

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Photo of scruffy1
5/5  rDev +26.9%

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