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RATINGS: 860   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 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BuckeyeBoy (2633) - 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.

   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.

   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
undsioux7 (793) - 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.

   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.

   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
matta (1140) - Tampa, Florida, USA - MAR 28, 2008
Rating #1100.. draft at Mellow Mushroom Charleston S.C. - a chewey deep amber body with a thick head. the aroma is sweet and hints of the bold ABV. this reminds me a bit of Rogue’s Imp Red. cramel malt, grapefruit zests masked by more rich toasted english muffin likeness. good beer that packs a punch... bit i’m not gaaga over it... just buzzed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
heemer77 (5097) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - MAR 27, 2008
On tap. The body was dark gold with a khaki head. The aroma was sweet with lots of raisins and cinnamon. There was also bread crust with a hint of grapefruit. The taste was sweet pear core with some spicy cinnamon. There was a nasty sweet, almost honey like finish. Certainly not my thing, but my friends like it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 27, 2008
On tap at Capital Ale House - Downtown. Clear deep copper body with a large creamy tan head with good retention. Sweet caramel and light toasty aroma with a huge hop kick. Sweet caramel, somewhat sugary flavor with lots of american hops. Still decidedly malt accentuated. Medium body with moderately high carbonation.

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