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RATINGS: 3503   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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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
scanovajr (642) - Rio de Janeiro, - JUL 8, 2012
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a small white head. Aroma is malty and caramel, toasted with alcohol notes. Taste is sweet and malty, citric notes. Quite bitter finish. Nore like a IPA than a bock.


3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sk75 (26) - Ballyshannon, IRELAND - DEC 26, 2014
It pours a dark golden colour with a small white head that doesn’t hang around long but leaves some lacing. The aroma is malty and sweet and that follows through on the taste...in saying that there is a slight hop bite and a dry balanced finish. A lovely beer!

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MisoW (1804) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 26, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours bit hazy golden color, white head. Aroma is malty, biscuits, honey, bit citrusy. Taste is sweet, malty, biscuits, some honey.

4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mora (15) - West Milford, New Jersey, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Very smooth ale. Nice light brown color. Almost no aroma. Not bitter at all. It goes down very easy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJoer (776) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 24, 2014
Medium white head, chestnut orange amber colour, yeast malts honey warm smell, medium carbonation, medium spicy bitter, honey maple sirup malts warming medium firm body warming yet refreshing

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mmahut (1121) - CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 23, 2014
Bottle. Dark pale body with low to no head. Aroma is malty, caramel, light toasty, but very light. Taste has high crist malty biscuit sweetness, medium to high earthy bitterness. Well balanced, heavy. Body is full, medium carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
George999 (142) - Colorado, USA - DEC 22, 2014
Aroma from bottle is ale, taste is Carmel sweet, malty and roasted notes, gently hopped to cut the sweetness, this is a great overall beer

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
esp0r (2135) - NORWAY - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle from Vika enjoyed at home
Dark copper, quite clear, dense beige head. Smell of caramel, hay, spices and burnt malts. Medium sweet, distinct caramel, quite vinous, almost like port, dark fruits, very good. Moderate bitter finish. Probably the helles bock i’ve tried, but i think it’s more of a crossover to dunkler bock than a classic helles bock

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drlcrane (2) - Florida, USA - DEC 19, 2014 does not count
Milder than I first expected. Good aroma not much carbonation. Good color and mild taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HammerTroll (595) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 9, 2014
Hazy amber color, minimal off-white head. Aroma of honey, floral hops and lots of caramel. Taste is grassy caramel. Some sweetness and bitterness. Well balanced. Thin body, creamy, flat to soft carbonation. Good one.
(Pivoljub 0,33l bottle)

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
1guywith_aboat (254) - phenix city, Alabama, USA - DEC 8, 2014
Very nice! Dark honey color, malty and boozy on the nose. Great malt flavor, hearty, and surprisingly boozy flavor for the abv. Overall a great beer


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