Dead Guy Ale | Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
3.94/5
Very Good
7,704 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
Ranking:
#6,097
Reviews:
2,460
Ratings:
7,704
pDev:
12.44%
Bros Score:
4.3
 
 
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302
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Trade:
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I don't know if this review is fair since I didn't know this beer was a Maibock. I thought it was going to be an American Pale Ale, so I was definitely disappointed when I took my first sip.

A- Almost pure orange with a bubbly/creamy head that laces well.

S- Alcohol and sweetness with almost no hop aroma.

T- Sweet and alcoholic with a slight dry hop bitterness that fades into more alcohol.

M- Medium-Heavy bodied with a medium amount of carbonation.

D- Not very drinkable, I could barely finish one.

Again, I don't know if this review is fair. I was expecting an APA. I thought this beer tasted almost like pure alcohol. There was a little sweetness and dry hopiness to the flavor, but the alcohol definitely overpowered it. If that's how a Maibock is, than I'm sure it's a good one. However, I didn't care for this beer. I'm going to definitely shy away from Maibocks in the future.

I do like dupplebocks like Troegenattor though.

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3.61/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

pours a clear golden colour slight orange tint. inch of head with really nice lacing.

smell had citrus/fruit, malt, yeast.

very malty taste, grainy, slight citrus. well carbonated and good drinkability. overall it was good but nothing amazing and certainly not worth the price tag.

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Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 7,704 ratings