Dead Guy Ale | Rogue Ales

BA SCORE
88
very good
7,528 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:
7,528
Reviews:
2,427
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
12.44%
 
 
Wants:
295
Gots:
1,828
For Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 7,528 |  Reviews: 2,427
Photo of EmeraldMist
4.35/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Look - Poured from a can, dark copper/amber in color, a finger of white head, a few spots of lacing.
Aroma - Sweet, date, honey, earth, pastries.
Taste - White bread malt, smooth sweet honey, overly ripe fruit, bitter earth, sweet butter, medjool date, faint herbal hop, dry nutty aftertaste. Balanced and complex.
Feel - Medium bodied, lots of tiny bubbles, creamy, smooth.

Overall - Fantastic beer. Lots of flavor, complex and easy to drink.

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Photo of monkist
4.72/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Everydayoff
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

355ml bottle poured into a mug.

The pour yields mildly hazed orange amber color with thick off-white creamy head that withstands with good retention before gradually subsiding to a decent layer of foamy crown and leaving plenty of lacing ring and patch.

In a nose, creamy, bready, honey, buttery, toasted, nut, and caramel, all from malt mingle with good hop character ranging from spice, floral, earthy, and some exotic fruit.

Spice, fruity, floral, and earthy hop get along well with caramel, toasted, buttery, honey, and sweet bready malt together with a significant cut of bittering hop to balance and add more well-rounded deliciousness to the taste buds.

Medium body with some good crisp and lively carbonation through the palate that generates fine smoothness, finish is dry.

Good Maibock offering from Rogue with its robust malt and extensive hop compartment.

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Photo of BenBreeg
4.28/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of McClinton
3.89/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Atg1095
3.97/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rizzy17
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bshefftz
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
3.29/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MJSFS
3.85/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drstalker
3.84/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of soundaurora
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chad_Paquette
4.39/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Outstanding, subtle yet complex blend of flavors. Not much smell, but makes up for flavor for what it lacks in scent. Excellent, non-bitter, smooth finishing beer.

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Photo of Lucnifter
3.79/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RoaneLoc
3.54/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WEBBEER
4.32/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Acforster2
3.92/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rsuarez1982
3.91/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Satorn
3.74/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of merryjoulton
4.11/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Great smell. Tastes consistent. Feel is a little thin. Overall good brew.

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Photo of Dharmelink
4.06/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of RichieRich1812
3.53/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StonewallSipper
3.97/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a nice cloudy orange, aroma is of bread, malty, a little hoppiness, taste is a malty amber type beer with a faint hint of hops. Nice , different beer.

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Photo of CapEO
4.56/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 88caprice
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a glass.

A cloudy, amber honey color similar to apple cider. A thin sudsy head dissipated quickly.
Smells malty sweet and fruity in a mild, mango or unripe peach sort of way.
Feels full, smooth. Medium bodied. A little sticky. Taste is somewhat malty and a little fruity, but there is an earthy, woody flavor that's hard to pinpoint. Like a water chestnut. A hoppy, peppery after taste lingers. Some alcohol presence.

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Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
3.94 out of 5 based on 7,528 ratings.
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