Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein


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RATINGS: 3640   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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.

ALLOVATE's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ALLOVATE (2687) - Perth, - NOV 17, 2012
Finally ventured beyond the void and purchased a bottle of this one, so here goes...
Into a snifter at just on cool. Bright copper with fine carbonation that is hasty in its ascent. Head little more than a wafer thin, compact pad of white that does hold. Biscuity sweet, malty and edged by notes of Ceylon tea, pumpernickel, burnt toast, rolled oats and puffed wheat is the breakfast cereal-esque aroma - drabby and stale. Unremarkable and honestly ho hum on the palate had me asking ’is this it!?’ Creamy, frothy, light and unconsuming on the palate. Burnt fruit dominates and is long lasting. Candyish but on the scorched side. Burnt toast, light tannins, overbrewed Earl grey and then its oily in the finish to boot. Residuallly sweet and sticky and generally not much fun to drink. ’I was up here now I am down there’ type of beer. Disappointing! ( 12fl.Oz, no date stamp, Cellarbrations Carlisle)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RafeAU (490) - Kingston, AUSTRALIA - OCT 12, 2015
Bottle in LA. Pale amber, hazy, tiny head dissipates fast. Some malt and noble hop aroma, otherwise clean aroma. mildly sweet malt flavour, moderate bitterness. Hint of alcohol warmth. alcohol could sneak up you. Well balanced, easy drinking.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ogre71 (133) - Utah, USA - OCT 12, 2015
This was a surprisingly good beer very smooth easy to drink not hoppy and bitter plenty of good malty yeasty flavor would recommend.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rouhlas (1507) - GREECE - OCT 12, 2015
From tap. Almost clear dark amber color with off white head. Malty aroma, caramel, bread, light hoppy, grassy and fruity. Sweet and bitter taste like aroma. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fitzretsil (3) - - OCT 8, 2015 does not count
Nice hoppy beer, light and refreshing. Not one for a winters night but I would drink again!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tightslice (507) - Redwood City, California, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Bottle from Gott’s in Palo Alto, CA. Malt and honey up front with a nutty mid and slightly bitter finish. Reminded me of something from Anchor. An American craft beer staple.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Werthergoethe (186) - Moscow, RUSSIA - SEP 26, 2015
Прекрас& сбаланс& вкус : солод, хмель, присутс& нотки карамел& специй. Горьков& послевк& Цвет жёлтого янтаря, немного мутнова&

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Franksv6 (618) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - SEP 25, 2015
Unclear amber colored beer with a small white head, medium carbonation. Tastes hoppy, malty, caramel. Nice hoppy bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TorbenJensen (1334) - Valby, DENMARK - SEP 24, 2015
The foam is coarse and moderate. Fine small pearl bubbles rise from the glass, releasing good flavors of caramel. Lovely bock with good caramel malt as first impression. Fine nuances of fruit and a lovely and well-balanced hop bitterness contributes semi-dry finish. Nice and tasty bock, which certainly falls in my taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Luckylucy667 (41) - Costa Mesa, California, USA - SEP 21, 2015
Rich malty and hop aroma. Dark Amber garnet pour. Malty and hoppy, flavor is really rich, hops balance it very well. Great malt finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamaty (1458) - Madrid, SPAIN - SEP 20, 2015
Ambar anaranjada, escasa espuma blanca. Aroma malteado y herbal. Excelente sabor de malta acaramelada, perfectamente balanceada con lupulos que aportan notas verbales y terrosas. Cuerpo moderado, perfecta de gas. Moderado amargor. Muy sabrosa.

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