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RATINGS: 3623   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndresTM (368) - Texas, USA - DEC 23, 2013
On tap. The nose has subtle notes of floral Noble hops, straw, and cereal. Lively mouthfeel. The taste is lightly bitter, with some hops and barley coming into play.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tognetta (334) - Campinas, BRAZIL - JUL 30, 2015
Ambar dourado, espuma amarela boa formação e retenção. Paladar de aroma de Caramelo, pinho, dulçor intenso. Impactante, preciso tomar outra pra poder avaliar melhor.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
magpieken (129) - - JUL 30, 2015
12 fl oz bottle. Gorgeous deep gold / honey colour with decent cream coloured head which settled to a ring but left plimsoll lines. Gentle aroma of caramel, toasted malt, two fruits and alcohol. Light to medium sweetness and minimal bitterness. Medium bodied, smooth texture and slightly boozy in the finish. Easy drinking. 8.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
ermaki (30) - - JUL 29, 2015
La notas de cereal con un toque acaramelado son las que aparecen en primer lugar, con un perfil afrutado sutil, pero sabroso, el punto cítrico me recuerda a la naranja sanguina, y remata la faena con un fondo a hierba refrescante, adornada con trazas florales. La intensidad del componente carbónico es moderado y el cuerpo de nivel medio. Aunque esta cervecera tiene esta cerveza no me convence, No está mal del todo pero no es una cerveza de la que vuelva a repetir

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
sammyboyy (68) - Shawinigan, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 26, 2015
A little dark for an heller bock. Malty, caramel, nuts, toast, butterscotch, roasty. Wunderbar heller bock. malaise.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
craven5000 (107) - Westville, Indiana, USA - JUL 25, 2015
Golden Amber body under no head. Slick, moderate mouth feel. Satisfying heartier drink. No offensive flavors but no really positive notes.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
artiredbirds (108) - St.Petersburg, RUSSIA - JUL 25, 2015
Айм нот э бокер, но этот бок заценил, даже открыл глаза по-новом на все бокию

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wsc3 (5) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 24, 2015 does not count
Nice looking ale. nice aroma & mouth feel. Bu,t too much of a bitter aftertaste. Not horrible but for the price, middle of the road.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Towey1989 (593) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 24, 2015
Bottle from The Roebuck, Leek (Titanic) Pours a hazy amber colour with a thin white head. Aroma is malty of caramel, honey, some bread, spicy orange, subtle nuts and red berries. Taste of caramel, molasses, honey, red berries, bread then orange, cranberry and slight apple. Medium bodied and a slick texture. A quite dry, caramel then orangey, earthy bitterness in the finish. A very malty, sweetish start and then a fruity, citrusy end. Really decent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nazbion (109) - Tübingen, GERMANY - JUL 23, 2015
Pours amber with thin beige head. Aroma of malts, caramel, pine and herbal. Taste is sweet with some bitterness at the end. Medium body, low carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nihtila (1723) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 21, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours slightly hazy dark orange. Nose is orange, malts, sweetness, fruitcake. Taste is caramalts, dry toffee, sweet fruits, syrup. Decent.


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