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RATINGS: 3387   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.


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2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tcane7 (1656) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Growler pour, courtesy of Greg. Pours a murky amber with thin beige head and some spotted lace. Nose of caramel, honey, cardboard, dark fruit. Medium body, really hot for 6.6%, mild bitterness on the finish. Haven’t had this in years but remember it being better.


3.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
gabeybaby (1) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 13, 2014 does not count
Light aroma. Clear amber color. Crisp and clean. Nice malt flavor, no bitterness. Leaves a residual malt flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rikstar (656) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 13, 2014
0,33l fles uitgeschonken in een glas diep oranje amber van kleur, met een volle net niet witte schuimkraag. geur is een mix van vers brood met rijp fruit en ook wat kruidig als kaneel. Smaak is zoet met sinaasappel, graan broodachtig. Body is vol en de afdronk blijft mooi staan. Lekker, zeker voor een zoet bier.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Michal95 (38) - POLAND - JUL 8, 2014
Aroma of banana, raisins mixed with hops spicyness. There is also nice touch of bread and caramel notes. In higher temperature alcohol is really noticeable. Taste: Very malty (bread, caramel) with toasted flavours. Spicyness, flowery notes which reminds me of black tea. It is quite sweet with dry, little sour finish. Good balance, malty and fruity beer. We can see that they used much hops. High drinkability. Good one.

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (4304) - Halden, NORWAY - JUL 6, 2014
Appearance: Hazy amber color with a fine tan head. Lovely lacing.
Aroma: Ehhh almost no aroma at all. Quite strange. A bit fruity and mild hoppy after a while.
Palate: Medium + body. Tad sweet and a moderate bitterness. Soft carbonation. Oily texture.
Taste: Bready, fruity and mild hoppy.
Overall impression: A bit to mild and anonymous.
Personal stats: Bottle Roberths daughter bought in New York

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HampshirePhil (135) - Portsmouth/London, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2014
330 ml bottle - Murkey brown dark orange colour, no head and a slight carbonation. Smooth taste with a spicy aroma.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sfukut0mi (11) - - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle, bangkok, wishbeer. Amber color, caramel note. A little bit of citrus flavor? ちょっと麦茶&#

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cmiller54hr (35) - Manitou, Kentucky, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Poured from 12oz bottle into pint glass. Poured a hazy amber with two finger tan head. Excellent taste. Somewhere between citrusy and dark. Not sure but I dig it. Overall a very good beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CPH2200 (274) - DENMARK - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle 12fl oz. Malty aroma with caramel notes, smooth creamy taste. Medium bitternes.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rob101 (14) - - JUN 29, 2014
This is an above average beer. I don’t have much else to say beyond that about it, I mean it just doesn’t blow me away.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
napdog (2) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 29, 2014 does not count
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.


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