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RATINGS: 3723   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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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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2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
philipmeese (84) - Rowayton, Connecticut, USA - MAR 26, 2013
Bomber. Pours a clear amber with a big, fizzy head that fades quickly. Light caramel and smoke aroma. Flavor salty, smokey, light with a smooth transition to a slight bitter aftertaste. A little fizzy and light in the mouth. I prefer something with a little more character, depth and body.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hohops (709) - Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2016
Appearance- amber, cloudy, half a finger off-white head. Aroma- lots of caramel malt, honey, biscuit, dried fruit, cereal, hops. Taste- caramel, toasty malt, honey hints, sugary dark fruit, malt loaf, biscuity malt, sweet slightly treacly finish.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
McSherman (473) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAY 25, 2016
bernsteinfarben, leicht opal mit weißem Schaum. Schöner Duft nach Malzbonbons, Honig, etwas Karamell, leicht fruchtig. Geschmack ist malzig, Sahnebonbons, leicht kräuterig, Honig, nicht zu süß. Tolles Bier!

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
buddybutch (16) - Nantes, FRANCE - MAY 22, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 22, 2016 Bottle. Almost no head. Really beautiful amber colour. Medium to high malt aroma. Strong barley and caramel flavour. A bit sweet. Light bitterness with some lasting on tongue. Medium alcoholic taste. To me (I am no Heller Bock specialist so maybe it?s one of the style criteria) I see it as a almost barleywine : not as much alcohol, no so malty. But a great compromise between everyday Belgian beer and a great barleywine. Really a very good surprise

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4185) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAY 22, 2016
Top 50? Really? OK bottle at Qbrick and other places. It’s a decent malt forward beer with decent flavor but doesn’t really wow nor disappoint. Worth trying but I’m still trying to wrap my head around the fact this is a tope 50 heller bock...

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Schlumpfhunter (119) - Bavaria, GERMANY - MAY 20, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 20, 2016 Farbe: Bernstein Schaum: kaum, fein Nase: malzig, Waldhonig, bisschen Gras Geschmack: auch ziemlich malzig, aber nicht platt breit süß, sondern mit ner deutlich bitteren Komponente die das Bier nicht zu schwer werden läßt, sondern einigermaßen spritzig hält. Das gute ist auch dass das bittere den Abgang dominiert, im Nachgeschmack aber wieder weg ist, bzw durch Gerste ersetzt wird.Sehr sehr gut.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kauge (1325) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 18, 2016
Bottle from LCBO. Pours dark, very hazy orange with a small creamy white head. The aroma is sweetish malts with grassy hops, tastes along the same lines, it’s somewhat grainy with a dry wheaty dry finish that’s also grassy of hops. Quite fruity too. Mouthfeel full, carbonation active but pleasantly thin. At points very pleasant.

3.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
xXbaptisteXx (217) - - MAY 12, 2016
De couleur cuivrée la mousse à une tenue correcte et finne Au nez on va trouver des arômes malté et orangée En bouche on va trouver des saveur douce sur le caramel l’orange confite et les épices

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Antonio369 (107) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 11, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 12, 2016 355ml bottle, served in snifter glass. Poured a hazy, cloudy amber with a two finger ivory head. Aromas of orange peels, bread, bubblegum, caramel, chocolate, banana, toffee. Taste: Orange, spices, caramel, banana, milk chocolate, vanilla, butterscotch, toffee, nuts, haagsche hopjes (Dutch sweets with coffee and caramel). Wow this almost drinks like a chocolate/vanilla milkshake. Very smooth. Some hoppy bitterness in the background. A medium to full body with lots of caramel and some spice in the finish. Absolutely love this brew!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tfontana (506) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 8, 2016
Bottle pour into nonic pint glass from Greg & Jane’s Beer and Wine. Aroma is bready malt with caramel, noble hops. Appearance is clear copper/amber with nice sparkle, finger-width off-white foamy head with poor retention and trace lacing. Taste is caramel dominant moderate sweet malt. Palate is medium bodied with smooth, creamy texture, average carbonation and sweet caramel finish. Overall, a perfect example of the style, which is pretty straightforward.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nazzty (1212) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2016
A very well produced heller bock with a strong malty body packed with sweet caramel flavors. The crispy and balanced hoppy finish creates a fresh aftertaste.


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