Dead Guy Ale | Rogue Ales

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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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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served in a Pilsner glass. Light honey-colored with a three fingered head. It was good viewing this beer in a Pilsner with bubbles rising from the bottom of the glass towards the head.

A slight lemon smell from the head. The mouth feel is quite pleasant-carbonated and slightly malty. The finish was excellent- licorice, honey- sweet and a slight bitterness which doesn't offset the taste.

I put the bottle in the freezer for about 25 minutes- this was a perfect temperature for drinking. I had tried a sample in a bar- it was too cold and lackluster( perhaps the music was too loud and interfered with my sense of taste:)

This beer should be served on the warm side, and preferably in a pilsner. Will try again!

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

A: Pours a nice deep brown/amber color with a thin haze and a fingers with of foam on the head. This thins to a very thin lace around the edge of the glass and several swirls of lace in the middle.

S: Deep malt scents with a sweetness of honey and dark fruit. Also some scents of grains and wheat. Very enjoyable.

T: Excellent flavor, my mouth is in heaven right now. Deep berry flavors and some honey that aren't overly sweet mixing all around with some hints of wheat and grassyness that I first noticed on my nose. I think the thing that makes it so enjoyable is that you can taste the fruit but it isn't overpoweringly sweet. Some malt flavors come thru as well and then floral hoppyness with very little bitterness. This is my kind of beer.

M: Mild carbonation, leaves a creamy coated feeling in your mouth. ABV leaves a dry feeling at the end but not so much that it is unenjoyable.

O: Wow, just really really impressed with this beer. My first journey in the Rogue line of brews, it came highly recommended and I can see why. They've done a great job here, and i've love to try it on tap.

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Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 7,630 ratings
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