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RATINGS: 3620   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VinegarStroke (342) - Napa, California, USA - SEP 19, 2013
Bottle: amber red. Haze. Creamy white frothy head. Very aromatic. Malt, fruit, floral, hops. Cold black tea. Fresh but complexed aroma. Medium sweet. Medium bitterness. Good balance. Floral, tropical palate. Medium richness and length. Caramel. Layers of flavour. Nice Maibock. Maybe a new house beer.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
sammyboyy (68) - Shawinigan, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 26, 2015
A little dark for an heller bock. Malty, caramel, nuts, toast, butterscotch, roasty. Wunderbar heller bock. malaise.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
craven5000 (107) - Westville, Indiana, USA - JUL 25, 2015
Golden Amber body under no head. Slick, moderate mouth feel. Satisfying heartier drink. No offensive flavors but no really positive notes.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
artiredbirds (102) - St.Petersburg, RUSSIA - JUL 25, 2015
Айм нот э бокер, но этот бок заценил, даже открыл глаза по-новом на все бокию

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wsc3 (5) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 24, 2015 does not count
Nice looking ale. nice aroma & mouth feel. Bu,t too much of a bitter aftertaste. Not horrible but for the price, middle of the road.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Towey1989 (591) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 24, 2015
Bottle from The Roebuck, Leek (Titanic) Pours a hazy amber colour with a thin white head. Aroma is malty of caramel, honey, some bread, spicy orange, subtle nuts and red berries. Taste of caramel, molasses, honey, red berries, bread then orange, cranberry and slight apple. Medium bodied and a slick texture. A quite dry, caramel then orangey, earthy bitterness in the finish. A very malty, sweetish start and then a fruity, citrusy end. Really decent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nazbion (108) - Tübingen, GERMANY - JUL 23, 2015
Pours amber with thin beige head. Aroma of malts, caramel, pine and herbal. Taste is sweet with some bitterness at the end. Medium body, low carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nihtila (1721) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 21, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours slightly hazy dark orange. Nose is orange, malts, sweetness, fruitcake. Taste is caramalts, dry toffee, sweet fruits, syrup. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rodbod (82) - SCOTLAND - JUL 19, 2015
Dark brown with a quickly fading head. Nose is barley sugar and somewhat metallic hops. Palate is rich, sweet, malty and a little fruity (fruitcake?), with a bitter finish. Decent beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
birocotsios (33) - - JUL 19, 2015
Dark orange bronzr appearance with a white hrad. Malty sweet aroma. Sweet taste of syrup, malts and a slight touch a fruits. Low carbonation. A solid beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrBeer (862) - Solna Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 13, 2015
Dark orange-brown with thin beige head. Malty aroma with notes of syrup, soysauce, chocolate, cream, alcohol and fruits. Fruity flavour with notes of chocolate, caramel and cream. Round with dry bitterness.


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