Dead Guy Ale | Rogue Ales

very good
7,490 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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

650ml bomber poured into tulip 27/11/11

A hazy amber with just a few bubbles but a nice two finger cream colored head that hangs for a few minuets leaving a ring of lace

S quite sweet with some caramel and honey, a little citric hops but mostly sweet malts and a little rum

T pretty close to the nose with a little bread and dry cereal, slightly fruity but plenty of toffee

M heavy for the color with more bubbles then one could see in the glass, leaves toffee flavors for a little while

O a little sweet but well within my enjoyment level, pretty good stuff at the end of the day no major flaws and solid in all areas

I'm a little surprised I've never reviewed this one before, I remember having a growler of this stuff last year but I guess never bothered entering it in here. I could drink this again for sure I just wish Rogue didn't cost 8$+ a bomber around here

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

Man, this was good. Made me proud to be from Oregon. It just looked nice, rich and deep honey color with a nice generous head and lace that hung around for a long while. It smelled nice with obvious bread and honey notes. Tasted simply good. Buttery and hoppy to the end. Starting sweeter then turning a great bitter than makes you want to leave it in your mouth all day. Felt good, pretty thick, which is to be expected. If you haven't had this, go pick it up. It's very worth it.

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

Bright orange appearance with 1 finger head.

Smells with bready and malty scents.

Taste - very flavorful, smooth and easy to drink. Not much hop bitterness but some crispness and dry in the finish.

Mouthfeel - full bodied and smooth

Overall - 4s across the board with this one. I think its a good ale and sample for this style.

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Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
3.94 out of 5 based on 7,490 ratings.
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