Dead Guy Ale | Rogue Ales

very good
7,525 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: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a relatively clear deep amber in color with light to moderate amounts of fine active carbonation slowly rising from the bottom of the glass, a light amount of fine light colored sediment, and notes of golden yellow highlights. The beer has a half finger tall sudsy foamy beige head that reduces to a medium to large patch of very thin film and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light to moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light aromas of toasted and caramel malts with just a hint of floral hops.

T: Upfront there are light to moderate flavors of toasted and caramel malts with a light amount of toffee sweetness. That is followed by light to moderate flavors of floral and earthy hops which impart a light amount of lingering bitterness.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Smooth.

O: Easy to drink with a well hidden alcohol presence. Interesting blend of malts and hops in this one but definitely not one of my favorite beers in the style (but it is a good example of the style).

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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I'll admit, like so many i'm sure that found this, I bought this brew due to it's fun bottle and name. I was pleasantly surprised upon opening this one up. Pours a beautiful cloudy dark orange/amber color with a very thin white head. It has a pleasant light fruity smell to it. Very drinkable and has some caramel malt flavor to it and well balanced slight bitter hop taste. It's full bodied but refreshing and easy drinking. This is a great beer and it will be on my purchase again list no doubt. Nice job to Rogue, i'll be looking to try some more brews from this company.

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Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
3.94 out of 5 based on 7,525 ratings.
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