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RATINGS: 3636   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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.

SpongeRuiner's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
SpongeRuiner (963) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tightslice (499) - Redwood City, California, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Bottle from Gott’s in Palo Alto, CA. Malt and honey up front with a nutty mid and slightly bitter finish. Reminded me of something from Anchor. An American craft beer staple.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Werthergoethe (180) - Moscow, RUSSIA - SEP 26, 2015
Прекрас& сбаланс& вкус : солод, хмель, присутс& нотки карамел& специй. Горьков& послевк& Цвет жёлтого янтаря, немного мутнова&

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Franksv6 (613) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - SEP 25, 2015
Unclear amber colored beer with a small white head, medium carbonation. Tastes hoppy, malty, caramel. Nice hoppy bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TorbenJensen (1278) - Valby, DENMARK - SEP 24, 2015
The foam is coarse and moderate. Fine small pearl bubbles rise from the glass, releasing good flavors of caramel. Lovely bock with good caramel malt as first impression. Fine nuances of fruit and a lovely and well-balanced hop bitterness contributes semi-dry finish. Nice and tasty bock, which certainly falls in my taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Luckylucy667 (41) - Costa Mesa, California, USA - SEP 21, 2015
Rich malty and hop aroma. Dark Amber garnet pour. Malty and hoppy, flavor is really rich, hops balance it very well. Great malt finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamaty (1433) - Madrid, SPAIN - SEP 20, 2015
Ambar anaranjada, escasa espuma blanca. Aroma malteado y herbal. Excelente sabor de malta acaramelada, perfectamente balanceada con lupulos que aportan notas verbales y terrosas. Cuerpo moderado, perfecta de gas. Moderado amargor. Muy sabrosa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ZodiacM (399) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 19, 2015
Fles gekocht @The Beer Tree. Een moutig en licht hoppig bier, rood-oranje van kleur. Fris van smaak. Een lekkere grassige nasmaak. Heller Bocks zijn niet mijn favo bieren, maar deze is wel aardig.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
__Rb81 (383) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 18, 2015
Bottle at home (650 ml, best by 08/2015). Pours light hazy orange amber with a fast disappearing head. Aroma of sweet malts, honey, caramel, yeast. Taste is sweet, malty, honey, yeast, light orange, hint of hoppy bitterness in the end, sweet malty aftertaste. Not bad, maybe a bit too old.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bosskie (620) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 5, 2015
Opaque blunt copper-coloured beer with a weak head. Smell is intense raisins, apples with a hint of alcohol. Hint of strawberry, cherries, lemon. Spices. Taste is initially watery sour, then bitter with a hint of zest. Touch of caramel, alcohol. Bitter malty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
freretoc (1213) - Besançon, FRANCE - AUG 19, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 355ml chez Victor. Couleur ambrée mousse moyenne effervescence peu présente. Nez sur le malt frais. En bouche attaque sur la bêtise de Cambrai. Sucre et houblon mandarine.

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