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Double Dead Guy Ale | Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
3.97/5
Very Good
1,212 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States
rogue.com

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
7 Ingredients:
Malts: 2-Row, Munich and C15.
Hops: Cascade.
Yeast & Water: Rogue's Pacman Yeast and Free Range Coastal Water.

20º PLATO
60 IBU
78 AA
25º Lovibond

Added by mnapier on 02-17-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,572
Reviews:
531
Ratings:
1,212
pDev:
11.84%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
Wants:
119
Gots:
134
Trade:
1
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Photo of Codymonroe746
4.03/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Let's just say this: Before knowing about this ale. My company did not have a probationary period for employees.

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Photo of rjcuse42
4.07/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of sineone
4.43/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sellen
4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Ruger_44-Redhawk
4.44/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

This is an exceptional offering from Rogue. Been aging this in our cellar which is a constant 50-55 degrees since 2009. I believe I got a case of these at the Rogue garage sale in downtown Portland. So, since we are moving to Idaho and on a two week mountain trip, I figured it's time to start opening them on our camp/cabin excursion. Opened in Park City and this is unbelievable still for how old it is. Smell is that of a belgian strong ale and candied sugar. Taste is very good maltiness, candied sugars, lots of vanilla, almond, buttery bread crust and a small amount of grapefruit bitterness on the back end. Luckily I have a couple more of these and will be opening them up and enjoying in glassware at the next camp site around the Tetons!

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Photo of MykeJ
3.92/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Narthax
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bshefftz
4.18/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Babalu614
4.65/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Iamjeff6
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wertschy
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wpreynolds
5/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of juicebox
4.48/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Boto
3.99/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ceramic bottle: 2008 vintage (hiding in the back of the refrigerator for quite a while.) This one pours a clear amber color. There was a fairly decent sized off-white head on it. Leaves a fair amount of lacing. It has a good nose. Grainy, roasted malts, fruits, toffee. The taste is very good. Some graininess, toffee, a bit of bitterness, some fruits in the background. A hint of spiciness also. A very nice brew. I need to check out a fresher bottle, but this was really nice.

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Photo of CBrodbeck
3.84/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of zotzot
3.96/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Nice and juicy and smooth

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Photo of Dvmel
4.02/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
3/5  rDev -24.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Strong and dense yellow color with a 2/5" white head on it. Aroma of alcohol. Some bock like malts.

This really does come across like a bigger, more concentrated dead guy ale, a beer I never got into in the first place. This beer has a good marketing angle, I think people just like the design moreso than the substance. So much booziness. That is the first taste that permeates the entire drinking experience. Bock like malt body, barleywine like alcohol heat.

Pass.

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Photo of Mooslerfitness
4.43/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JNPIII127
4.33/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ajilllau
5/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The red bottle was of the 2009 and earlier variety, having discontinued and switched to the 2010 XS thereafter. I gave it all 5s. Best I've ever had on draft and bottle was pretty close. I kept a few for maybe 3-4 years and they just weren't as good. I hope I get to taste it again one day. As always, that's just what my taste buds tell me.
- jefé

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Photo of OKCNittany
3.82/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of BEER88
3.98/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Electros
4.22/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Double Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
Beer rating: 3.97 out of 5 with 1,212 ratings
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