Double Dead Guy Ale | Rogue Ales

very good
1,207 Ratings
Double Dead Guy AleDouble Dead Guy Ale

Brewed by:
Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States

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.

60 IBU
78 AA
25º Lovibond

Added by mnapier on 02-17-2008

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Ratings: 1,207 |  Reviews: 530
Photo of vwbus7
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Mosstrooper
4.05/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from 750ml bottle into Macado's "Halloween 2009" branded American pint glass.

Appearance: Pours deep, opaque straw color with a very large beige head that leaves lots of lacing.

Smell: Smells just like regular Dead Guy- sweet, bready malts with a slight sweet-tea hint, only difference is a more noticable floral hop profile.

Taste: Once again, tastes like Dead Guy- bready malt with a sweet-tea finish. As with the smell, though, has a higher hop bitterness and sweet alcohol in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Full-bodied and smooth with balanced, natural carbonation and a dryer finish than I remember from regular Dead Guy.

Drinkability: Deceptively drinkable for 9%ABV. Basically, this is Dead Guy with a bit more of a punch. I don't know if it's quite worth the price compared to regular Dead Guy, but still quite good and worth at least one purchase.

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Photo of ZorPrime
4.32/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Copper color beer, not very clear I can't see through it. The white head is nice looking and sticky. The aroma is fruity with a very good base of malts in the back. I get some caramel too. Nice aroma, I'm loving it.

On the taste it is sweet. Not aggressive at all. A dry finish too. The bitterness is there but comes slowly and sticks in the mouth. I like it. So easy to drink and the alcohol is well hidden. Delicious. Excellent beer.

Bottle received from Liam on here... in a trade done last year! :)

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Photo of csmartin6
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of chilidog
4.05/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got thisone in for Holloween. The review slipped by, going by notes.

It poured a golden amber with a tan head that did fade. Lace was little to none.

Aroma was sweet caramel, pine and hop.

Taste carries that caramel malt thats balances by a citric hop and note of pine.

The mouth picks up the 9% alcohol slight but as you drink it does catch up with you.

I thought it was a good drinkable beer for the reason for the season.

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Photo of mrosenfeld32
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of oelergud
4.47/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tall massive 1 pint 10oz red glass bottle with a pry-off cap.
Transparent copper body with an off white small bubbled butteshead. Good retention and lace.
Delicious malty scent with spices and hoppy notes.
Great malty taste with licorice and spices. Lots of hoppy notes and a long strong aftertaste of hops and still plenty of malts.
Full thick body with residuals sugars and a good coating.
Excellent drinkability. Interesting and flavorful.


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Photo of BigRizz62
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Theniz
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of DCgolfpro
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of mattparsons
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of BurgeoningBrewhead
4.36/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured into 22oz snifter; slightly translucent orange-red with a thick rocky cream-colored head that fades slowly, leaving chunky lacing. Smells of sweet, nutty, toasted malts with a hint of hops. Taste follows nose well; sweet nutty toasted malt with a good dose of warming alcohol, oak and some slight hop bitterness. Finishes with some lingering nuttiness.

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Photo of Mooslerfitness
4.43/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bigox420
5/5  rDev +27.9%

Photo of brn9000
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Bonsall_Phil
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Photo of TheBeard89
4.26/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of reitzbrewing
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Photo of Leschber
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of mmcnaughton
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of appetiteforparis
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of BeerNW
4.06/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kevlee722
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of bishopdc0
4.14/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Head forms and quickly moves to the glasses edge. It has a amber color and is transparent

A nice nose malt sweet with an almost honey mixed with a woody notes nice

The taste matches the nose, starts smooth and moves to a slight woodiness almost a bourbon alcohol finish like its been aged in barrels

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Photo of Lawl3ss
3.74/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Lightly chilled 25.4 oz. bomber into a stemless tulip. No visible bottling date.

Look- Pours a nice light maple syrup/reddish medium amber hue with four fingers of off-white head that settles to a dense foamy cap. Good retention, ample, if irregular, lace.

Smell- Hmmm. Not really much of anything here. Light white bread, that's about it. Swirling brings out a pearlike cidery aroma, toffee, and fusel.

Taste- Wow. wasn't expecting that, after the non-scent, but it's welcome. Pear and honey jam spread on toast. Soft fruit floral flavors carry throughout, honeylike malt sweetness that gets swept away by an herbal citrus onrush towards the end. Finishes with white raisin and a mineral twang. Aftertaste has a little peppery spice and toffee. Takes on a sort of honey-buttermilk biscuit feel as it warms.

Mouthfeel- Soft, smooth, medium body. Wouldn't quite call it creamy, but what little bite the carbonation has is just enough to keep things light. Oh-so-mild warming, it feels big, but not boozy. Good quench factor, just all-around fantastic feel. Could have put away the whole bomber- or two? This stuff could get me in trouble.

Overall- Very nice. It has a slick, fairly clean style that I can appreciate, just harsh enough to keep it from getting boring. Assertively malty but the hops are well-placed, and it never becomes treacly, overly sweet, or cloying. This one would sneak up on you if you didn't know it was 9%. Feels like an Americanized Stickebeer, and I applaud the brewers. I'll definitely be having this one again.

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Double Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
3.91 out of 5 based on 1,207 ratings.
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