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RATINGS: 3497   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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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tastebuds808 (16) - - JUN 2, 2013
Not much hop aroma. Little below mild bitterness. Slight kinda black liqourish very end after taste. On the sweeter side. Med. amber color. Pretty enjoyable beer. Since I hate black liqourish it was a slight turnoff. Otherwise would choose this over this so called craft beer I jus had that tasted liked rice beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
esp0r (2099) - NORWAY - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle from Vika enjoyed at home
Dark copper, quite clear, dense beige head. Smell of caramel, hay, spices and burnt malts. Medium sweet, distinct caramel, quite vinous, almost like port, dark fruits, very good. Moderate bitter finish. Probably the helles bock i’ve tried, but i think it’s more of a crossover to dunkler bock than a classic helles bock

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drlcrane (2) - Florida, USA - DEC 19, 2014 does not count
Milder than I first expected. Good aroma not much carbonation. Good color and mild taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HammerTroll (590) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 9, 2014
Hazy amber color, minimal off-white head. Aroma of honey, floral hops and lots of caramel. Taste is grassy caramel. Some sweetness and bitterness. Well balanced. Thin body, creamy, flat to soft carbonation. Good one.
(Pivoljub 0,33l bottle)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
1guywith_aboat (252) - phenix city, Alabama, USA - DEC 8, 2014
Very nice! Dark honey color, malty and boozy on the nose. Great malt flavor, hearty, and surprisingly boozy flavor for the abv. Overall a great beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenkiGonzo (366) - Kyoto, JAPAN - DEC 5, 2014
Bottle from Katsuragawa Aeon. Nice deeo copper colour. Aroma is zesty malts. Flavour has a decent hop profile, good pine bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Namespayne (56) - - DEC 2, 2014
12 oz bottle--> pint glass. Amber pour, good head. Aroma is hoppy, toasty with an almost pungent sweetness. Drinks dry with notes of pine tar and cranberry. Pretty exotic but still very decent. Stick with it if you're just tasting and have doubts. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cenzura (122) - Warsaw, POLAND - DEC 2, 2014
Aroma: sweet malts, dried fruits, caramel, honey. Taste: malts, hops, caramel, orange peel, dried plum. Small head, no lacing and medium carbonation. Price [Warsaw, Poland] 14PLN (bottle)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (9932) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2014
Keg at Rogue, PDX Airport, 12/11/14. Hazed golden orange with a moderate off white swirl and edgeing. Nose is caramel, rich malt notes, nutty, candied sugars. Taste comprises caramel, dark fruit rinds, candyfloss, sweet notes. Medium body, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
WrightKross (1) - Lake Oswego, Oregon, USA - NOV 29, 2014 does not count
One of my favorite beers from the Portland area, Dead Guy is particularly good from the tap. The Wild Hare in little Canby, Oregon serves it at the perfect temperature. It’s also good in a growler and holds its flavor and bite well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rjwhite41 (53) - osceola, Iowa, USA - NOV 27, 2014
12 oz bottle poured into a tulip glass. Pours a deep copper color and perfectly clear with a nice off white head. Smells of sourdough, honey, and a hint of orange. Tastes of sweet malt, honey and caramel with a dry finish. Palate is perfect for style. Very good will definitely drink again.

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