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RATINGS: 3443   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   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.


4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Dansting (222) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - JUN 16, 2004
One of my favorite beers when I have the extra cash. And I’m never let down after having it.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
shadey (1903) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 15, 2004
hoppy aroma. Red pour with a very quick disappearing head. The hops continue through the flavor. Actually hops is about the only thing I could taste. I am still not so sure about the Oregon OBSESSION with hops. This beer isn’t so bad, but many are ruined by the excessive hops.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jon112981 (327) - Bristow, Virginia, USA - JUN 15, 2004
Very hoppy for a bock. Goes down easy but then the hops kick you later. Nice dark homey/brown hue. Flavor opens up nicely when poured. Nice bitter finish following a smooth sweet taste.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
GrainBeltGuzzler (249) - Goodhue, Minnesota, USA - JUN 15, 2004
No bock should have this much hops, people when will you realize that hops are best when used in extreme moderation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
robertsreality (2460) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 12, 2004
Honey Brown Coloring. Hoppy Aroma. Hops on the tongue. Easy / Smooth to drink.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mustang3 (254) - Whitby, CANADA - JUN 10, 2004
This is definitely a very hoppy bock. Not entirely true to styl, but pretty good. Appearance is a nice golden brown and the nose is of hops. Hints of honey and sweetness in the malt which is sort of like the backbone, then thehops take over with a pleasing bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DomiNate (123) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 6, 2004
2004 NABA Festival: Honey brown, dark. Light soapy head. Smell of fruit and heavy spices. Nutty flavor, spices. Smells good!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
walleye (1067) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - JUN 1, 2004
poured med amber honey with a off white head. aroma caramel, malty hints of honey. flavor nice hoppy and some bitterness with a touch of sweetness. another good one from rogue

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
00cobraR (1103) - Greensboro, North Carolina, USA - JUN 1, 2004
Pours a copper color with a small tan colored head. Has a malty, caramel aroma. Finish was a bit bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Shagnasty (130) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAY 31, 2004
Nice pour great smooth taste, but a little bit too much of a hop finish for my taste. Very little head, deep honey color. Not too bad.


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