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RATINGS: 3495   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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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steib (613) - Queen Creek, Arizona, USA - MAY 30, 2003
Reddish color. Malty aroma, nicely hopped. Didn't notice that it could be a bock. Nevertheless a good beer.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HammerTroll (582) - 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 (251) - 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

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenkiGonzo (362) - Kyoto, JAPAN - DEC 5, 2014
Bottle from Katsuragawa Aeon. Nice deeo copper colour. Aroma is zesty malts. Flavour has a decent hop profile, good pine bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Namespayne (56) - - DEC 2, 2014
12 oz bottle--> pint glass. Amber pour, good head. Aroma is hoppy, toasty with an almost pungent sweetness. Drinks dry with notes of pine tar and cranberry. Pretty exotic but still very decent. Stick with it if you're just tasting and have doubts. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cenzura (118) - Warsaw, POLAND - DEC 2, 2014
Aroma: sweet malts, dried fruits, caramel, honey. Taste: malts, hops, caramel, orange peel, dried plum. Small head, no lacing and medium carbonation. Price [Warsaw, Poland] 14PLN (bottle)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (9912) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2014
Keg at Rogue, PDX Airport, 12/11/14. Hazed golden orange with a moderate off white swirl and edgeing. Nose is caramel, rich malt notes, nutty, candied sugars. Taste comprises caramel, dark fruit rinds, candyfloss, sweet notes. Medium body, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok stuff.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
WrightKross (1) - Lake Oswego, Oregon, USA - NOV 29, 2014 does not count
One of my favorite beers from the Portland area, Dead Guy is particularly good from the tap. The Wild Hare in little Canby, Oregon serves it at the perfect temperature. It’s also good in a growler and holds its flavor and bite well.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rjwhite41 (53) - osceola, Iowa, USA - NOV 27, 2014
12 oz bottle poured into a tulip glass. Pours a deep copper color and perfectly clear with a nice off white head. Smells of sourdough, honey, and a hint of orange. Tastes of sweet malt, honey and caramel with a dry finish. Palate is perfect for style. Very good will definitely drink again.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jyrsa (93) - - NOV 26, 2014
Pours murky orange. Nose has orange peels, caramel and grapes. Mouth has citrus and is quite bitter. Sweet finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
melush (969) - SPAIN - NOV 24, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 25, 2014 Botella de 35,5 cl, adquirida en La Birra. Color ambar. Sabor a malta, lupulo, ligeramente dulce.


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