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RATINGS: 3654   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IneedAbuheer (69) - Ingleside, Illinois, USA - SEP 23, 2002
This one is a bit above average on all accounts. Nice orange appearance with a somewhat sweet, fruity aroma. Quite malty flavor with a touch of hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CanIHave4Beers (3684) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - DEC 1, 2015
Bottle @ dining room!
Pours a hazy light orange color with a big fluffy white head and some nice lacing on the glass.

The aroma is sweet malt and leafy hops.... I mean, that sounds like bullshit I know... but that’s about it... I mean it’s lightly fruity, it’s got some fall time leaf rot, it’s got some honey. But more than anything it smells like the raw ingredients from whence it came, which is not wholly bad.

The flavor is spicy, with a medium to low level of hoppiness & really pretty honey and apple forward. The bitterness level keeps things balanced pretty well here, nothing is terribly out of place.

Honestly I’ll always consider this more of an Amber Ale than anything, but it’s not a bad Amber Ale, even if I don’t care about amber ales.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Germanalvarez (2) - Florida, USA - NOV 27, 2015 does not count
Great beer for the flavor, a bit sweet you can feel the hops on this one good one from Rouge

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DoctorHU (144) - UKRAINE - NOV 26, 2015
Nice looking ale. nice aroma & mouth feel. Bu,t too much of a bitter aftertaste. Decent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tysongillmore (358) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
I didn't take any extra notes when I tried this beer for the first time but I'm gonna try it again and update my comments. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BenOver (202) - SLOVENIA - NOV 19, 2015
Pours amber with medium, quickly diminishing head. Aroma is malt at first, some sweet citrusy notes can be sensed. Taste is very full. First thought is very carbonated, but it is not. It is a hard rocking body of the beer that gives you this sensation. It is slightly sour with a bitter finish, that is not too strong. A nice ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ElDesmadre (2507) - Mikołów, POLAND - NOV 12, 2015
Bottle. Sweet, thickish, full bodied in a caramelly and bready way, quite a lot of fruity esters, some spicy hop notes. Dryish, light astringent alcoholic finish that balances the main part. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrOrla (1171) - Odense C, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2015
Bottle thx Stefan. Pours nearly clear amber with a white head. Aroma caramel, grain, light fruit. Taste is malts, caramel, grainy, touch of citrus, syrong body.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
rekvium (161) - Odense C, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2015
From bottle. Pours hazy amber with a white head. Aroma of bread, grains, cereal, nuts, loooots of sweet caramel. Taste is the same. Sweet, grainy, corn. Meh...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jrwhitney6 (401) - - NOV 9, 2015
On tap in Stamford, CT. Amber color - malty nose. Taste is malt bomb with some alcohol up front and a touch of bitterness on finish. Not really for me. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbuzz (778) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 9, 2015
Slight alcohol at first. Higher carbonation rich full body. Slightly bitter aftertaste.

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