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RATINGS: 3459   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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Dead Guy is a German-style Maibock made with Rogue’s proprietary "PacMan" ale yeast. It is deep honey in color with a malty aroma, rich hearty flavor and a well balanced finish. Dead Guy is created from Northwest Harrington, Klages, Maier Munich and Carastan malts, along with Perle and Saaz Hops.
In the early 1990s Dead Guy Ale was created as a private tap sticker to celebrate the Mayan Day of the Dead (November 1st, All Souls Day) for Casa U Betcha in Portland, Oregon. The Dead Guy design proved popular and was incorporated into a bottled product a few years later with MaierBock as the elixir.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GuideDogSaint (350) - Epsom, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2014
12ox bottle from Tasty Life, Xiamen. Pours amber brown with a thin white head. Sweet malt aroma, a little musty. Some pine too. Bittersweet finish. Nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SlimHabib (172) - California, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Bottle pour. Hazy copper with creamy tan head. Malty aroma with chocolate. Light to medium body. Toffee, chocolate, and light coffee taste.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Clarkdvm (135) - Florida, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Draft in Gainesville. Smells like domestic lager but tastes wonderful. Honey overlaying rich lager. Dark gold pour. One of the first craft beers but still one of the best flavor wise

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Yinzerita (9) - - OCT 8, 2014 does not count
Really enjoy rogue across the board this one is one of my favorites. Cant wait to try the pumpkin ale specialty and hope its as good as the chocolate pb banana ale

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tsekouratos (285) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - OCT 8, 2014
On tap @ The Local Pub, Athens Greece. Copper, dark orange color, slightly hazy, with a thick beige head. Aromas of caramel, bread, some dark fruits, biscuit. Sweet taste with caramel, malts, bread, toffee, biscuit, some fruitiness and herbal hops to balance. Aftertaste is pretty nice and lingering, sweet. Medium body with medium carbonation.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
Aholmb1 (110) - New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - OCT 6, 2014
Appearance: opaque brown color with a tan head, head dissolves slightly quickly but still stays in tact, nice lacing on glass Aroma: malt, caramel Taste: not too flavorful, flavor comes more at the end of the sip and is bitter Palette: bitter at end Overall: not as expected, not as flavorful as I hoped ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
superspak (2687) - Michigan, USA - OCT 3, 2014
22 ounce bottle into lager glass, no bottle dating. Pours slightly hazy/cloudy orange copper color with a 1 finger dense light khaki head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a light amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of caramel, toast, toffee, biscuit, light nuttiness, herbal, grass, light dark fruit, light pepper, and herbal/toasted earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/bready malt, earthy hops, and yeast ester notes; with solid strength. Taste of caramel, toast, toffee, biscuit, light nuttiness, herbal, grass, pepper, light dark fruit, and herbal/toasted earthiness. Good amount of earthy/spicy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of caramel, toast, toffee, biscuit, light nuttiness, herbal, grass, pepper, light dark fruit, and herbal/toasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice complexity and robustness of dark/bready malt, earthy hops, and yeast ester flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately crisp, and lightly sticky/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice maibock style. All around good complexity, balance, and robustness of dark/bready malt, earthy hops, and yeast ester flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Paincane (164) - Georgia, USA - SEP 30, 2014
Hazy orange copper colored body with tan head. Caramel malt, biscuit, fruity & lightly floral hoppy notes. Nicely balanced and very tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yy0pp (570) - - SEP 30, 2014
Bottle 33cl. Pours clear amber with tiny white head. -aroma - Malt, citrus and caramel.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dsmith4 (40) - Reading, Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2014
Pint at Rogue pub in Portland, OR.Excellent beer, lovely mix of sweet and dry flavours, highly recommend trying this beer


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