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RATINGS: 891   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hoooraybeer (53) - Westfield, New Jersey, USA - SEP 14, 2008
Good caramel malty flavor with a floral balance. Sublte bitter balance. Very drinkable but not for $11/ 22oz

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bockyhorsey (2610) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - SEP 14, 2008
Aroma of bread, alcohol and some citrus. Orange body with creamy, off-white head. Plenty of lacing left on the pint glass. Chewy body texture with some biscuit bread, dry orange peel flavor. Alcohol and moderate dryness left on palate. Good brew!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
presario (4901) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 14, 2008
750ml bottle. Currently there are 33 beers that come up with a search for "dead" but this is the only one for "double dead". When I first saw Dead Guy in Calgary it was the same price as other craft beers. Now that it has reentered the province it is pushing $21 for a 6-pack. Still very cool to find this beer even at $11. I like the red bottle and double skull logo. Dark thick amber liquid. Good starting head and a lasting thin skiff. Aroma of hops, peach and apricot with a hint of alcohol. Makes me think both of a Maibock and almost a Barley Wine. Flavour is a darker mix of fruit and alcohol than the nose implies. Almost liqueur-like. It is indeed a long finish of alcohol and wood. Somewhat mouth drying. Almost like someone added a dash of chocolate to a high ABV Maibock. Lots of biscuit, dried apricot and alcohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HonkeyBra (3849) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - SEP 14, 2008
Pours a strange hazy copper with a big creamy head. Aroma is a tad chemical, with strong citrus hops, pine, and a touch of booze. Sweet caramel malt and some spice, balanced by very bitter finish. Mouthfeel is smooth though surprisingly thin. Not bad, though. Good ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
stankenk (130) - Maplewood, Minnesota, USA - SEP 13, 2008
Pours a dark copper color under a huge creamy yellowish head. The nose is strong citrus hops, and carmel malts. It has a slight bubble gum nose. It has a very light mouth feel filled with flavor. It comes across the palate as sweet and malty; It has a fine light bitterness for a finsh to a very balanced fullfilling brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joshwilfong (1200) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - SEP 13, 2008
reddish brown, mild head. flavor of crystal with the alcohol present throughout, adding nice depth and not being distracting. some hop bitterness and flavor. pretty good, more expansive than dead guy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AR (1000) - Georgia, USA - SEP 13, 2008
This is a nice hearty beer with an amber pour. The beer starts with a hop flavor coming forth and then the maltiness quicky comes to the forthfront and is also prevalant t in a lingering aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palidor19 (3096) - Brandon, Florida, USA - SEP 13, 2008
I love the look of this beer, golden elegance, taste very piny, high on the malts. one for a keeper.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nick76 (4322) - Tampa, Florida, USA - SEP 13, 2008
The aroma is nice with pine and citrus hops and caramel malt. The appearance is caramel brown with a nice big head. The flavor is like the aroma and bitter as well as sweet and malty. The palate is smooth. Overall it’s good stuff.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DYCSoccer17 (3513) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 13, 2008
750 mL bottle purchased at the Davis Food Co-Op. Holy fuck this bottle is ugly as sin. An annoying bright red painted/waxed bottle. Pretty faint aroma. A bit of caramel maltiness with some light yeast esters and a little metal is present. Some ethanol also makes it’s presence known. It also has a light nutty sweetnes, too. All in all, the aroma is pretty pedestrian. Mildly hazy amber body with a medium off-yellow head that persists pretty well. More legging than lacing. Start is sweet, a bit peppery, with some caramel malts. More roasted maltiness in the middle with a bit of an ethanol burn. Finishes kind of dry with a more ethanolic bitterness rather than a hop bitterness. Actually, the hop profile is very low in this beer despite its claim of 72 IBU, which makes the booze more apparent. Unmemorable, except for the hideous bottle and price.

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