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RATINGS: 3731   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bierfinder (10) - College Station, Texas, USA - FEB 22, 2005
It was a hot day in July and I was looking for something special to keep the liquids flowing. Not a fan of Bock beer, but this is quite good. Rich amber color, nice head that keeps. Not fond of Hoppy bears, but the light aroma here was pleasing. Quite a crisp, well-rounded flavor, gentle in fragrance. A real surprise for a stout/porter fan!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alcoholica (128) - Dublin, Ohio, USA - FEB 22, 2005
Deep amber in color. Decent white head.Hoppy aroma. Light hops and malt, crisp and clean finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (22887) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2005
Bottled. Copper colour, brief head. Grassy caramel aroma. Clean, fairly hard mouthfeel. Full-medium bodied, a lightly pleasant touch of buttery malt, generously hoppy with resiny, bitter finish. A good beer, but has very little resemblance to German bock beers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
waveman352 (178) - Saratoga Springs, New York, USA - FEB 21, 2005
bottle. deep amber color with a medium off white head. Malty and yeasty. Full in aroma and finishes very clean and crisp. Very good year round bock from Rogue Ales.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mungo (2471) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2005
Bottle. Caramel, toast, malt and fruit aroma and a slight yeastiness (perhaps similar to yellow snow). Despite a promising start it all gets a bit dull and fails to please.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
frankenkitty (2004) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - FEB 21, 2005
Bottle pours a crystal clear deep amber with a creamy off-white lasting head... laced the glass with an interesting giraffe-spot pattern. Lightly hoppy/flowery aroma. Sweet, malty, full-bodied flavour with a surprisingly heavy finish. My opinion changed favorably from first sip to end of second bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
verymerrymonk (413) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 20, 2005
Deep amber body with a small but bubbly head. Aroma is sweet, and flavor echoes. There is caramel, raisins, and an interesting smokiness. This really grew on me by the end of the glass.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wowbagger68 (2) - Nyack, New York, USA - FEB 20, 2005 does not count
This is terrific beer. I’m surprised it isn’t rated higher. Good sturdy head. Nice and malty initially and then a pleasant hoppy finish. Good balance between the sweet malt and bitter hops. Going to try this with a NY strip steak next time. I’m thinking this will be an excellent pairing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bb (8269) - Alamo, California, USA - FEB 18, 2005
Bottle. Rich amber color with a nice off-white head. Toffee/caramel aroma. Rich honey/malt flavor balanced with a spicey hop bitterness. Ends with a bit of a playdough/plastic sensation to the aftertaste, but otherwise easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ceezneez (4) - anderson, South Carolina, USA - FEB 18, 2005 does not count
enjoyed this beer very much. it was a vital part of a good heavy meal such as steak and shrimp. very smooth but rich in taste. cant wait to try the other rogues.

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