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RATINGS: 3486   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.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nickls (1881) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 29, 2014
Bottle. When given a beer, I usually don’t refuse. This is one of those situations and I have time to rate. Anyway, murky burnt orange body. Sweet caramel and faded citrus hops, with some fruity notes in the aroma. Flavor is not my thing, and I’ve never really enjoyed this beer. Grassy, dusty citrus, some sweet caramel and just kinda gross. Medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jsnicholas (213) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Bottle (12oz): Had at party from bottle. Need to rerate but shows some promise

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jordanrich (9) - - OCT 26, 2014 does not count
Strong, instantly recognizable aroma. Vigorous even. Appearance is nice and clear, dark orange in colour. Taste is almost thrilling, like a punch in the jaw but a tasty punch in the jaw. Agree with others that there’s not a lot of nuance, but the powerful malt and bread impact is tasty. Palate is smooth and bubbly. Very tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
kwadroepel (5) - amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 24, 2014 does not count
Kers en cassis aroma. Smaak prima, maar niet uitmuntend. Wat thee op de achtergrond. Al met al oke maar geen hosanna

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maltman53 (368) - Corrales, New Mexico, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Pours cloudy orange with a smallish head. Bread, caramel, but mostly honey on the nose. Low hop profile. Over all, a nice expression of the German-Style Maibock.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajnepple (2417) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - OCT 22, 2014
6-pack from Biggie Wine & Liquor. Cloudy amber appearance with an off-white head. Aroma of toasted grains, breaded malts, light toffee/caramel, light earthy notes and a touch of spicy hops. Similar flavor, malty and somewhat rich with mild sweetness and light bitterness. Medium body, smooth and balanced feel with a creamy, lingering finish.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
GregosBeerKing (27) - NORWAY - OCT 22, 2014
0,33 bottle bought at Vinmonopolet, something is wrong, flat co2, no head retention smells vegetal, flat taste, Very disapointing beer

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mp_lane (59) - Indiana, USA - OCT 21, 2014
Pours cloudy amber with tall white head. Aroma is fruity with light malt hint. Taste is a classic boch with some fruit notes.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogniskowicz (147) - POLAND - OCT 21, 2014
Piękna miedziano bursztynowa barwa, niezła piana. Aromat zdecydowanie słodowy z nutami owocowymi, skórką świeżo wypieczonego chleba i rodzynkami. W tle alkohol i karmel. Bardzo przyjemny. W smaku zdecydowanie słodowe, ze średnim wysyceniem, mocno owocowymi nutami, i delikatnym goryczkowym finiszem. Bardzo udane piwo.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnicolaescu (914) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - OCT 20, 2014
BOTTLE 355 ML from Douberd. Look: clear amber, white frothy head. Aroma: clear strong caramel - nothing more. Taste: sweet caramel, a bit stale, light bitterness, thin finish.


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