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RATINGS: 874   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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JLS Release #34: Double Dead Guy ~ initially released in kegs for JLS accounts, this new elixir will be launched in 750 ml ceramic bottles in the spring of 2008! D2 (our nickname for Double Dead Guy) is a new reincarnation of Rogue’s classic Dead Guy Ale. Mahogany in color, full bodied with an amazing mid-palette richness of toffee and caramel. The hops are evident also, with just enough to keep the maltiness in check. The finish lasts > 15 seconds!! D2 is Double the Fun! Malts: 2-row Pale, Munich, C15. Hops. Cascade for boil (because John was out pf Perle) and Crystal for aroma (because John was out of Sterling ...) IBU’s approx 50-60. 19.8 Plato Original Gravity, 4.9 Plato Terminal Gravity.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
aleksander9 (556) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 19, 2014
Red amber with off-white head. Aroma is strong toffee, alcohol, some bread, some spice and some floral notes. Very slick mouth feel with medium carbonation. Aftertaste is dry floral, burnt caramel, alcohol and spice. Long aftertaste. Overall: Very nice, but not the most complex aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClassyBeagle (319) - USA - FEB 2, 2014
FROM NOTES: November 8, 2013. A: Heavy bready malt aroma and a nice caramel sweetness. Mixed with these are lighter aromas of a floral and herbal nature as well as a lighter citrus hop smell. Faint fig notes. A: Pours a hazy orange-red almost sunrise-like color with almost no head. T: Follows the nose, although not quite as sweet. Nice and malty with subdued spices and fruits with a nice hop bitterness to round everything off. Alcohol is well hidden. M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. O: Overall, a good heavy almost barley-wine like and bitter brew. If you like Dead Guy, you’ll undoubtedly like Double Dead Guy

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hfmejias (872) - Dover, Delaware, USA - JAN 5, 2014
22 Oz. Bottle. Reddish amber with small head, Aroma is big malts and hops. This is my opinion is a hoppier (if that’s a word) version of their regular Dead Guy Ale; Never the less a very nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dansac (107) - Loa Angeles, Alabama, USA - JAN 2, 2014
So average its just painful to score. Big malts, hops, medium to full bodied, dark red, strong carbonation, some dark fruit. Nothing really interesting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
superspak (2907) - Michigan, USA - JAN 2, 2014
750 ml bottle into tulip glass, no bottle dating. Moderate gusher upon opening. Pours hazy deep orange copper color with a 2 finger dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass, with some light streaming carbonation. Aromas of big raisin, pear, apple, caramel, toast, toffee, brown sugar, biscuit, nuttiness, herbal, floral, light pepper, and toasted earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/bready malt and fruity yeast notes; with good strength. Taste of big raisin, pear, apple, caramel, toast, toffee, brown sugar, biscuit, nuttiness, light pepper, floral, herbal, and toasted earthiness. No bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of raisin, pear, apple, caramel, toast, toffee, brown sugar, biscuit, nuttiness, light pepper, herbal, and toasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Very nice balance and complexity of dark/toasty malt and fruity yeast ester flavors; with big robustness and zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a moderately creamy and slick mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a damn nice strong ale. All around good balance, robustness, and complexity of dark/bready/nutty malt and fruity yeast flavors; and very smooth to sip on for the ABV. A very enjoyable offering.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pyrmir (3631) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 6, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 6, 2014 On tap. Dark reddish amber with small off white head. Aroma of malt, biscuit, faint marmalade and fruity hops, dipa is my spontaneous impression. Taste is malty, grain, fruit, biscuit and marmalade. Thin texture with fairly low carbonation. Nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
AgentAle (830) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 18, 2013
Aroma: sweet cascadian aroma , light malty notes Taste: same as desd guy only with less malt taste and alot more hops Appearance: brown body with light cloudiness, thin head little retention

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ttrunk (56) - California, USA - NOV 14, 2013
This was a good beer on the tap at P Wexford’s Pub. My scoring for aroma could be skewed do to me being congested.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Hop_Hedonist (271) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - NOV 13, 2013
Muted aroma - super smooth on the palate - super sweet - honeyed aftertaste - far too easy to drink - massive abv so could be a killer! But ’dead’ good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hotstuff (4303) - Indiana, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Rated on 7-29-2009 (Bottle) This beer pours a medium sized fizzy ivory head that mostly diminishes, slightly hazy orange golden body, and spotty amounts of lacing. The Aroma is caramel malts, bitter, citrus, and earthy hops. The Taste is heavily bitter, caramel malts, citrus hops, and has a very long bitter dry finish. The Palate is tingly and this beer is medium bodied. Overall, this beer has a nice balance between the aroma and flavor, worthy trying, and a beer I would drink again.

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