Dead Guy Ale | Rogue Ales

BA SCORE
88
very good
7,489 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:
7,489
Reviews:
2,414
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
12.44%
 
 
Wants:
295
Gots:
1,796
For Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 7,489 |  Reviews: 2,414
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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Photo of DesertFox24
3.86/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NEdward
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of akolb
3.94/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of evanwoertz
4.62/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Webhed
4.31/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of White_Whiskey
3.22/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bbtkd
3.71/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Rogue Dead Guy, 6.8% ABV. Gusher, never had that happen before, lost maybe a fourth of it. Pours hazy dark orange (all over the damn counter), medium viscosity, with a one finger white head that dissipated before I got a usable picture. Nose is sweet fruity bread, taste follows, with a slight dry/bitter close. OK mouthfeel, overall very good. I've had bottles foam over, but this gushered like a volcano.

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Photo of schoolboy
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is an exceptional brew. A rich color gives off a big aroma and buzz. The taste is bitter and boozy. It's a direct effect, this alcoholic ale. Highly recommended.

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Photo of thebeers
3.81/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Slightly hazed light orange-amber color with a half-finger of creamy, off-white head that lasts. Heavy, sheet-like lacing.

Sweet, bready aroma with a hint of underripe plum.

Sweet taste with underripe fruit on the backend, then a dry bready finish.

Relatively thick-bodied with decent carbonation.

This is an old beer bottle. No date, but it doesn't have the new logo. Still tastes really good.

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Photo of bankboy66
3.77/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is a weird one for me. Definitely honey and caramel. I would put this somewhere between a maibock and a marzen. It's a good beer and worth a try but I don't think I'll go out of my way for it.

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

Photo of Italiano86
4.6/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Blackop555
3.96/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours light cloudy, reddish-orange. Foamy, short, off white head receding quickly to a ring.

Smells malt, caramel malt, bready, light fruit.

Taste sweet caramel malt, bready malt, hints of fruit. Fading quickly to a bitter and dry finish with hints of fruit. cannot pinpoint the bitter flavors just that it's bitter. Medium body and fizzy medium carbonation.

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Photo of Miracle_Whips
4.12/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A solid beer I know I can always grab if I'm undecided, and I won't be disappointed.

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

Photo of Beer_lover101
3.93/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of samEBC
3.94/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DDrugg
3.85/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nobledust
4.38/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
3.94 out of 5 based on 7,489 ratings.
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