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RATINGS: 3394   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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2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
184601 (206) - Mexicali, - FEB 18, 2012
I had a sip of this brew at a party so i am partially familiar with this thing.Has that american carbonation and skunky pressence on the hops as well as a sour aftertaste


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mzaar (1537) - Varberg, SWEDEN - JUL 27, 2014
Ljusbrun öl med smutsvitt skum. I doften: karamell, gräs och citrus. Smakinslag av rabarber, karamell, malt och gräs. Lätt beska. Medelstor kropp.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
davidtjm (285) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 25, 2014
Bottle. Pour is light amber, aroma is fruity, sweetness and berry. Taste is juniper, berries and tartness. Very good

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Douberd (2078) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JUL 24, 2014
355ml bottle at home , poured into a glass tankard, ABV 6.5% Dark orange colour on the body, slighty hazy, with a small but quite thick white head, with quite good retention, leaving light lacing around the glass. The appearance only is much better than any heller bock I had till now. Aroma has olenty of hops, caramel, sweet malts, tropical fruits. Taste is very hoppy and bitter too, with the bitterness multiplying on its way to the aftertaste. Again tropical fruits, pineapple, mango, little caramel. Medium body, average carbonation, very dry palate. Great beer, definitey the best heller bock I had.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rayaron (57) - ISRAEL - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle sample at Rogue Brewery tasting at Beer&Beyond, Tel Aviv. Nice clear light golden with no head. Aroma of sweet syrup, caramel, biscuit and fruits. Sweet malty flavor, biscuit, raisins, light bitterness. Sweet dry aftertaste. Light body.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerandhockey8 (224) - Three Forks, Montana, USA - JUL 21, 2014
From 22oz bottle to shaker, bought as Yellowstone Ale. Pour is a clear copper color with thin white head. Nose is light malt, hop, caramel. Taste is light bodied and sour with a crisp finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iznogud (623) - CROATIA - JUL 20, 2014
On tap at La Cerveteca, Barcelona. Pours orange amber with white head. Hoppy and malty caramel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TH28 (103) - - JUL 18, 2014
Appearance is golden with an orange hue and cloudy with a white foam cap that dissipated quickly. Aroma is caramel malt and honey with a distinct floral hop/yeast quality. Taste is rich caramel malt with residual sweetness and honey, with a well balanced hop bite and fruity yeast character. Almost has a slight tea character. Mouthfeel is medium with a medium-high carbonation. Finishes crisp and dry with a lingering caramel malt

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vestlake (120) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JUL 17, 2014
Amber color with a very small head. Aroma is a little malt and slight hops. Taste is a little weird to me. A lot of malt then a lot of hops and then some alcohol at the end. I guess it’s well made but it’s not for me.

3.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
gabeybaby (1) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 13, 2014 does not count
Light aroma. Clear amber color. Crisp and clean. Nice malt flavor, no bitterness. Leaves a residual malt flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rikstar (682) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 13, 2014
0,33l fles uitgeschonken in een glas diep oranje amber van kleur, met een volle net niet witte schuimkraag. geur is een mix van vers brood met rijp fruit en ook wat kruidig als kaneel. Smaak is zoet met sinaasappel, graan broodachtig. Body is vol en de afdronk blijft mooi staan. Lekker, zeker voor een zoet bier.


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