Dead Guy Ale | Rogue Ales

very good
7,524 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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3.05/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A- Beer pours an interesting copper, and a slight cherry color. Evident bubbles throughout the brew. A thick cap of chunky white head bubbles up and settles down slowly.

S- A spice filled lager yeast upfront. The malts are strong, and has a zesty pilsner type hop presence. Pretty meh though, nothing great.

T- The taste starts out as a baked bready crumb, and begins to transition into a brief hop bite. Theres a dry cracker crispness in the flavor, and all the while a caramel malt background.

M- Smooth, medium bodied brew with crsip level carbonation. Theres a film like texture in the finish, not in a gross kinda way but adds another dimension to the beer that makes it more than just a light drinking lager.

O- Dead guy ale is a crisp refreshing brew that is easy to drink. Not the best from Rogue's by any means but a nice staple for them.

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2/5  rDev -49.2%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.93/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle no date

Hazy yellow-amber with plenty of rising bubbles. 2cm head with decent lacing and staying power. Smell is warm bready malts with some floral hops. Very average. Taste is similar- Sweet biscuit malt that starts dry but finishes wet and sugary. The bitterness of the hops hit you right away quickly fading into the malt with a lemon zest finish. Well balanced but maybe a little sweet. The mouthfeel is great: creamy and full feeling, yet well carbonated and crisp.

Interesting brew. Good taste and mouthfeel, though there are better Rogue beers out there.

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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

Bottle to Founders tulip.

A - Medium orange with a golden glow around the edges and one finger of bubbly off-white head.

S - Bready/grainy malts, a touch of sweet caramel and some noticeable alcohol. A very light bitterness is evident with some floral notes.

T - A decent hop punch up front with floral notes balanced by some bready/grainy malts with a fairly prominent sweetness. The ABV is slightly noticeable.

M - Medium body with light to moderate carbonation.

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Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
3.94 out of 5 based on 7,524 ratings.
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