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RATINGS: 3560   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.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerInHeaven (210) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 12, 2015
pours a light copper with a medium beige head. aroma of grass/hay and malt. Nice malty taste. Some mild hop bitter arrives in the middle and goes into a pleasant hop presence on the finish. Not syrupy like many bocks. A really good balanced beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tasurinchi (19) - ROMANIA - MAR 11, 2015
Pours with almost no head. More on the malt (caramel, nutty feel) side but with a nice touch of extra hops in the end which is a bit unusual for this style (but expected considering it s made in USA)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hallstein (200) - Skogn, NORWAY - MAR 10, 2015
Aroma is strongly malty with notes of marmelade, fruits, raisin and slight vanilla. Mouthfeel is nice and slick with a medium amount of carbonation. The flavor is definately malty, sweet and marmelade-ish with some butterscotch and vanilla. Finish has some slight spice, probably from the hops. Definately a really nice beer!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
alex_leit (148) - Minsk, BELARUS - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle. Orange-amber color. Aroma: toffee, plum, jam, caramel a bit of marsala. Taste malty, honey, some wine, hop bitterness in finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
smroush (85) - Michigan, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Small off-white head; medium to dark Amber color; just a bit hazy. Malt dominates with molasses and bread aromas; some hop balance though with some mild grass aroma. Medium to full body; texture a bit oily and creamy. Long finish with moderate to heavy sweetness and bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (5345) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 3, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours reddish amber, nose is caramel, fruity, taste is malty, toffee, caramel, raisin.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dominik92 (33) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAR 2, 2015
Bottle. caramel, earthy, alcohol, raisin, black currant, vanilla, butterscotch, amber color, cloudy, frothy, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness. medium body, creamy, soft carbonation.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Davesbeerblog (14) - - FEB 28, 2015
Wow. Quiet, calm, refreshing. Nothing unwanted upfront, nor aftertaste. I might be giving this more credit cause it is Oregon Craft.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fellebag (1038) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 26, 2015
355ml bottle. Small white head leaving. Hazy red apple lemonade color. Aroma is rose hips, raspberries, raisins, prunes, syrup. Taste is light bitter of berries.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
willisread (392) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 26, 2015
Old rating. I’ve had many 6-packs of this over the years. An absolute American craft beer classic. One of my gateway beers that changed my palate. Nice yeast and malt aroma. Great malt-forward taste. As it warms up cinnamon and cardamom become slightly noticeable. Sweet on the palate and nose. A bit of bitterness on the way out that lingers.


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