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RATINGS: 3463   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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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
SpongeRuiner (752) - Michigan, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Decent aroma and upfront taste seems like something could be happening. But then nothing really does. Has a slight nice drinkable honey hop flavor. But any good flavor goes out the window quick. Drinkable brew but not the best.


3.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
kwadroepel (5) - amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 24, 2014 does not count
Kers en cassis aroma. Smaak prima, maar niet uitmuntend. Wat thee op de achtergrond. Al met al oke maar geen hosanna

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maltman53 (350) - Corrales, New Mexico, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Pours cloudy orange with a smallish head. Bread, caramel, but mostly honey on the nose. Low hop profile. Over all, a nice expression of the German-Style Maibock.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajnepple (2293) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - OCT 22, 2014
6-pack from Biggie Wine & Liquor. Cloudy amber appearance with an off-white head. Aroma of toasted grains, breaded malts, light toffee/caramel, light earthy notes and a touch of spicy hops. Similar flavor, malty and somewhat rich with mild sweetness and light bitterness. Medium body, smooth and balanced feel with a creamy, lingering finish.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
GregosBeerKing (26) - NORWAY - OCT 22, 2014
0,33 bottle bought at Vinmonopolet, something is wrong, flat co2, no head retention smells vegetal, flat taste, Very disapointing beer

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mp_lane (53) - Indiana, USA - OCT 21, 2014
Pours cloudy amber with tall white head. Aroma is fruity with light malt hint. Taste is a classic boch with some fruit notes.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogniskowicz (114) - - OCT 21, 2014
Piękna miedziano bursztynowa barwa, niezła piana. Aromat zdecydowanie słodowy z nutami owocowymi, skórką świeżo wypieczonego chleba i rodzynkami. W tle alkohol i karmel. Bardzo przyjemny. W smaku zdecydowanie słodowe, ze średnim wysyceniem, mocno owocowymi nutami, i delikatnym goryczkowym finiszem. Bardzo udane piwo.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnicolaescu (856) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - OCT 20, 2014
BOTTLE 355 ML from Douberd. Look: clear amber, white frothy head. Aroma: clear strong caramel - nothing more. Taste: sweet caramel, a bit stale, light bitterness, thin finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (5977) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 18, 2014
"dead guy is a somewhat unique beer, and worth a try, but it’s a little harsh for my tastes. i like strong beers, but this has no subtlety whatsoever in the flavors. They’re not bad, just too in your face."

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfinney23 (1732) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 16, 2014
Possibly the second "craft" beer I ever had. Wow, that seems like a long time ago. Hazy amber with a thin white head. Honey, brown sugar, flowers and citrus.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cargo150 (627) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 16, 2014
Couleur ambré avec un col assez résistant. Nez de caramel et des notes terreuses. En bouche c’est assez simple, caramel, notes terreuses, un peu de bois. Rien d’extraordinaire.


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