Dead Guy Ale | Rogue Ales

BA SCORE
88
very good
7,508 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
Ratings:
7,508
Reviews:
2,419
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
12.44%
 
 
Wants:
296
Gots:
1,811
For Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 7,508 |  Reviews: 2,419
Photo of aztraz
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3/5  rDev -23.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

Photo of lsummers
4.27/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured a nice golden red, with a very small amount of lacing and little head other than a small white ring. Smells of honey molasses citrus notes. The taste is great, it leads with a little sweetness then goes into full blown malty goodness with a touch of honey. Overall I won't hesitate to purchase this again. Only problem is I have a hard time taking my time with such a tasty beer.

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Photo of djtomain
3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

Photo of mrsimm
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of LexShaw89
4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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1.75/5  rDev -55.6%

Photo of the_muffin_man
4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Drinkerofales
3.65/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours clear golden amber with a huge tan head. Plenty of lace decorates the glass but the head quickly dissipated with not much retention.

Smell is malt husks, honey, and lightly fruity.

Taste is of dry malts, very light and crisp.

Lighter in texture and easy to drink. Seemingly low carbonation makes for an ok drink.

A fine beer, but nothing over the top here, in fact, almost boring. However, still a big beer in comparison to BMC.

DOA

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

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1/5  rDev -74.6%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
3.94 out of 5 based on 7,508 ratings.
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