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RATINGS: 3689   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dead Guy is a German-style Maibock made with Rogueís 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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Carlisle (321) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 21, 2015
Bottle. Opaque Amber color with thin off-white head and very little lacing. Malt aroma with some dried apple notes. Malt upfront with caramel notes. Dried fruit, including Apple and apricot, and mouthcoating woody bitterness in the finish that is slight powdery. Lighter body than expected. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KoNrRiI (961) - Ňrhus, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2015
0.5 draft. Hazy, tea color and a medium, white head. Aroma of hops, pines, some malts, hints of bread. Taste is malty with a noticeably strong hop touch. Medium body, slick texture, and a soft carbonation. Finish is sweeter, more biscuity - props for that. Overall, not a bad beer, quite drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cimbasso (558) - - DEC 21, 2015
Sampled from a bottle at The Tilted Kilt S. Wabash, Chicago. Deep amber colour with a white head. malty aroma and very malty taste. Also honey and butterscotch with lots of floral notes. Powerful flavours and very full taste in the mouth. A really nice flavoursome beer.

3.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bikbo (49) - - DEC 17, 2015
No muy aromŠtica, toques a malta. Color miel oscura. Sabor dulce, caramelo, tostado. Persistente en paladar, con cuerpo, cremosa. Recomendable.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
at_the_hop (87) - Worcestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2015
Bottle. Smell is honey, herbs and gas. Comes in harsh and malty, bitter like earwax. Some sweetness in the back. Wishy washy finish. Eurghh donít know what to say about this - it just isnt very nice!

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
IOzh (61) - Kyiv, UKRAINE - DEC 4, 2015
330 ml bottle. Pours hazy amber colour with small white head. Aroma of fruits, malts, honey, caramel. Full body with soft carbonation, taste is sweet with bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CanIHave4Beers (3790) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - DEC 1, 2015
Bottle @ dining room!
Pours a hazy light orange color with a big fluffy white head and some nice lacing on the glass.

The aroma is sweet malt and leafy hops.... I mean, that sounds like bullshit I know... but thatís about it... I mean itís lightly fruity, itís got some fall time leaf rot, itís got some honey. But more than anything it smells like the raw ingredients from whence it came, which is not wholly bad.

The flavor is spicy, with a medium to low level of hoppiness & really pretty honey and apple forward. The bitterness level keeps things balanced pretty well here, nothing is terribly out of place.

Honestly Iíll always consider this more of an Amber Ale than anything, but itís not a bad Amber Ale, even if I donít care about amber ales.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Germanalvarez (21) - Florida, USA - NOV 27, 2015
Great beer for the flavor, a bit sweet you can feel the hops on this one good one from Rouge

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DoctorHU (230) - UKRAINE - NOV 26, 2015
Nice looking ale. nice aroma & mouth feel. Bu,t too much of a bitter aftertaste. Decent beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tysongillmore (361) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
I didn't take any extra notes when I tried this beer for the first time but I'm gonna try it again and update my comments. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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