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RATINGS: 863   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
eaglefan538 (2883) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - MAY 18, 2008
Sample shared at a SL private tasting. Poured with a decent initial head, full mahoganey like color. The aroma was sweet malts, fruity, caramel, also some piney hops too. In flavor, a lot like the original, yet certainly stronger, thicker, bigger. Pretty balanced out sweet caramel malts with a firm citrus-pine hop presence. Alcohol pretty smooth for this ABV!!! Much thanks for this opportunity!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AgentSteve (1614) - SF Bay Area, California, USA - MAY 14, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 9, 2008 On tap @ Rogue SF, poured dark caramel with no head, The nose, along with the flavor was sweet and malty. A bit too sweet, and quite uninteresting.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4895) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 10, 2008
Sampled on draft at Zeno’s in State College PA this beer poured a caramel-chestnut color with a large yellow-tan head. The aroma was sweet fruity and floral hops but not a whole lot else. The flavor was bitter floral hops with a tangy malt undertone followed by fruity hops and a hint of caramel. The finish was long and hoppy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pnista (1007) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - APR 8, 2008
On tap at Rogue Brewery. Pours a clear caramelly amber with out much of a head. The nose is sweeter and fresh with hops. C word perhaps even. Some alcohol pops out. There’s not much here reminding me of Dead Guy so far. Perhaps there’s a shared roundness? The mouthfeel is low on the CO2, but high on the alcohol thinness, at least enough to counter any real viscosity. Nice balance in the flavor though. Big hops, A good dose of alcohol. Some caramel to toffee, thinner, but there. Lingering alcohol. An enjoyable beer, I’d buy it if it weren’t going to be in those silly crocks.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BuckeyeBoy (2672) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 6, 2008
On tap at Boise Front Door Pours out a dark gold topped with an off white head. Aroma and tast of light hops. Pretty nice body and bitter end. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - APR 4, 2008
Copper body with a moderate ecru head. Caramel, pine hops, citrus hops, toffee, grilled banana evident in the nose. Hops come through in the taste but tempered by a malty sweetness. Decent.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bbp182 (255) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 2, 2008
I love this beer! Double Dead Guy Ale is amaing! The look is a beautiful amber/orange color. Nice off white head. Looks thick and full bodied. The smell is of malty sweetness, hoppy, grapefruit hop notes, citrusy/fruity and a hint of floral/pine hop. The taste...oh...my...god! This is amazing! Alcohol is present, hoppy and sweet maltyness to it. Hop taste is just like the smell.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
undsioux7 (794) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - APR 1, 2008
tap. Pours deep amber/copper with a medium tan head. Aroma and taste of pine/wet hops and sweet malts with alchohol burn in the end. Not sure if it is the sweet malts or the extra hop juice, but like the flying dog double dog, this is just a bit too cloying for my taste. Good thing the pine taste which I love saved it for me.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pepperford (115) - robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - APR 1, 2008
dark red with light tan head. Sweet dark fruits, malty undertones, with a good added kick from the hops. Very full bodied and round beer. Pairs well with cream sauce italian food, while the hops help to cut thru the cream without over powering the dish. dark enough beer for a winter day, but hoppy and clean tasting enough for a hot summer day.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ksurkin (1021) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - MAR 30, 2008
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2008 draft at barley’s in greeville. pours a dark copper/red color with a tan head. aroma was very sweet with cinnamon, wheat, honey, and some hop notes. flavor was like original dead guy on steroids. Very malty and sweet with some tofee and caramel. Some hop bite at the end of the sip with a little citrus balancing the sweetness. a very enjoyable beer that’s tough to find.


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