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RATINGS: 3583   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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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fatty (363) - Perkiomenville, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 23, 2006
Medium brown/copper clear body with medium tan head. Caramel, dark fruit, malt aroma. Flavor is malty, fruity. Palate is very smooth and a bit thin.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
weordie (231) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2015
Pours copper with a thin head. Aroma of honey. Taste is like a sweet honey hot toddy. Lovely.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
ferit (180) - Schleswig-Holstein, GERMANY - APR 30, 2015
Goede kraag van schuim, helaas weinig geur die opvalt. Groente smaak maar niks extra. Beetje zoet met lichte bitter. Ik mis iets fris of een citra. Hij brand een beetje na in je mond, ik vind hem niet super slecht maar een topper is het ook niet. Iets beter als een middenmotor.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Sheef (2) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 25, 2015 does not count
A well-balanced, substantial ale with a clean finish. The Dead Guy has a pleasant amber hue and a nice hippy bite.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
JMCtime (65) - Washington, USA - APR 25, 2015
Only slightly better than a generic/cheap beer. Not as bitter but no discernible flavors. Not very good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frode (358) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 24, 2015
Bottle 33 cl.
Clear amber, off-white head. Malty caramel, toasted, slight alcoholic and a hint of yeast. Moderate sweet and bitter, long.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aumentm (325) - North Carolina, USA - APR 23, 2015
This is there most popular beer. It is their original beer. It is smooth and well balanced. Good mix of hops and malts.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sekemoto (15) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - APR 21, 2015
Pours a dark slightly hazy amber-orange with an average size fizzy off-white head. Aroma of sweet malt, fruit and a touch of hops. Taste is fruity with fresh floral hops along with caramel malt and honey-- sweetness and bitterness are incredibly balanced.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Flanfl (167) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - APR 17, 2015
Bottle. Deep orange colour. Medium white head. Flavour of caramel, honey and more malt aroma that i can't define. No hops. Flavour of caramel malt, some dried fruits. Surprising medium bitter finish. Medium body high carbo. Good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ston3s42 (26) - - APR 17, 2015
Dark golden appearance, with almost no head. Fresh aromas of citrus and honey. Complex taste of honey, dark caramel and vanilla with a very pleasing aftertaste

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bbertels (180) - NORWAY - APR 17, 2015
Bottle. Caramel to brown in colour, low carbonation, slightly opaque. Aroma is, well, malty with some timid hops. Taste is rich and round, slightly bitter aftertaste. Good mouthfeel. Perfect (or close) beer in the sun!


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