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RATINGS: 3495   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardWilding (201) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2004
650ml Bottle. Copper coloured with pale, creamy head. Malty aroma, robust flavour. Malty and a hint of nutiness. A good dose of hops, but not as much as most IPAs. Fairly sweet, possibly caramel, flavour. Good, my first Rogue brew, and certainly not my last.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kyzr (1153) - Belgrade, Montana, USA - AUG 4, 2004
Nice amber color, solid head from bottle pour. Aromas of sweet malt. Flavor was a good balance between the hops and malt.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SpockTheater (49) - Louisiana, USA - JUL 31, 2004
I’ve not had many of the Western hoppy brews so I decided to give this one a shot. WOW!! I think that I found myself a great summer brew. The hops were full but not as over the edge like their Santa Ale. Really a great balance. Touch of fruit and a slightly bitter finish. I’ll have to pick some more up the next time I’m doing pizza. YUM!!

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dthmtldgn (32) - barrington, New Jersey, USA - JUL 26, 2004
not a bad beer. very unique bottle. i remember having this about a month ago, and liking it. it was definetly unique

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
barenada (211) - Georgetown, Indiana, USA - JUL 26, 2004
UPDATED: AUG 17, 2005 I really liked this stuff, which was weird because Rogue’s beers are usually too over-the-top for me. This was a mild tasting ale that went down quite good and didn’t seem too high in alcohol.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bierchik (95) - lakewood, California, USA - JUL 26, 2004
redish brown hue, very light head, slight sweetness at first, hoppy,ends w/ a bitter taste, a good beer, but can’t drink to much of it, probably tastes better on tap, next time...

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
davidflores99 (225) - Long Beach, California, USA - JUL 26, 2004
Brownish amber color, malty aroma, very tasty beer imo, with hints of malts and a little sweentess, it’s a very nice beer to relax to.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
r464 (1944) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 26, 2004
A nice amber color. Not a strong aroma, but what is there is sweet and hints to the malt side. I can taste hops in there, but it is still malty. Not bad at all.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crzybob77 (530) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUL 19, 2004
Cloudy amber brown. Sweet malt aroma. Taste is pretty hoppy with some possible citrus sweetness. Lively carbonation. This stuff seems to be all over the place where I live, so I find it to be quite good for a rather common beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sancho (245) - Da Bronx, New York, USA - JUL 15, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 16, 2004 Bottle from NBD LES NYC- a thin body light amber color,a light flavor of a pale ale. all my friedns like this iguess it more mainstream tha i thin any way a solid down it fast sesion beer


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