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RATINGS: 3587   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
invalid (302) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 17, 2004
Smells of hazelnut, honey, and maple syrup with hops on top. Deep brown color. Taste is deep sweet malts with a nice hop finish. Yummy!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DKlovesbeer (172) - Sarasota, Florida, USA - MAR 17, 2004
Nice dark golden body with a small, bubbly, white head. Very fruity with hints of nuts and malt. This is a sweet and flavorful ale that goes down easy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NVBeer232 (467) - Reno, Nevada, USA - MAR 15, 2004
Orangish brown color. Very sweet nose. Mouthful of bread and carmel malty flavors with slight hoppy spice running along the side of the tounge. Finishes ever so slightly bitter. Could drink a few of these in no time.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
dirtymike (2016) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 14, 2004
Deep golden in color with a small white head. Huge malt aroma with a faint aroma of apples and hops. Sweet lingering malt flavor,bread, biscuits and finish,with a creamy mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HopsOrDie (687) - New Lenox, Illinois, USA - MAR 12, 2004
Amber in color with a lasting white head. Sweet smelling. Taste is sweet malty and grassy. I tasted too young to me.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
thegreenrooster (3459) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 10, 2004
Pours copper with abig white head. Aroma is mildly hoppy with notes of malt. Flavor is hoppy with a bit of bite at the end. A very above average brew, one that you could have over and over.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerhugger (542) - Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 3, 2004
I like the look of this reddish/coppery beer wearing a cap of wacky white. Yeasty and malty and fruity on the nose, it is initially perhaps a little sweeter than expected or desired. However it mellows nicely and has a balanced hoppiness to end off. Sometimes Rogue leaves you a little more bitter but this was not overpowering at all. Decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Timmy (15) - San Pedro, California, USA - MAR 3, 2004
The label on this beer drew me to try it. I like the orange amber color. The head fizzles out quickly and doesn't leave much lace. The aroma is malty and sweet. It has a nice sweet taste as well, but almost too sweet. Overall, a pretty good beer worthy of any dead guy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Duke (117) - New York, USA - MAR 2, 2004
Quickly disappearing head. Very little lacing. Fresh bread aroma. Flavor is good but nothing notable. I haven't had many Bocks but this seems like an average ale to me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
UNCCTF (512) - Cary, North Carolina, USA - MAR 1, 2004
This is a bock? I was expecting much darker and much more complexity in the flavor. This beer was pretty good, but it's totally forgettable. Rogue has way better beers to offer than this one.

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