Double Dead Guy Ale | Rogue Ales

Double Dead Guy AleDouble Dead Guy Ale
1,210 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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Photo of jettjon
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a handsome red magnum marked 2008 into my Sam Adams glass (thanks guys). Light clear amber color with a decent amount of precipitating carbonation. Surprising clarity. One finger of light tan head that fades at a moderate pace leaving behind bits of sticky lace. Nose of piney hops and buttery caramel hops. In the mouth, there's a somewhat surprising tea-like favor along with an obvious citrus and pine hops bite. Clean sweet malt with a bit of butterscotch. Somewhat astringent. Finishes on a crisp piney note. Mouthfeel is middle of the road with light to middle viscosity. 9% ABV is hinted at but is well masked. Easy on the palate with crisp carbonation complementing the hops but smooth and malty as well. Drinkability is quite good.

Is this a doppelbock? An Imperial Brown Ale? Or just a double Dead Guy ale? Whatever it is, it's good, though not fantastic. Nice hops-malt balance though a bit astringent in the summation. Another solid offering from Rogue, and definitely worth a try.

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Photo of Unchi
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

Photo of Mosstrooper
4.05/5  rDev +2%
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 +8.8%
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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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of chilidog
4.05/5  rDev +2%
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 oelergud
4.47/5  rDev +12.6%
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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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of BurgeoningBrewhead
4.36/5  rDev +9.8%
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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3.77/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

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5/5  rDev +25.9%

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4.26/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.06/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Double Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
Beer rating: 3.97 out of 5 with 1,210 ratings
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