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RATINGS: 427   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.62/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
"This ainít your Dadís malt liquor" - Brewmaster John Maier After the death of his wife, Henry Jackson Smart was left to raise 6 young children alone. His courage, love, selflessness and dedication inspired his daughter, Sonora Smart Dodd, to organize the First Fatherís Day on June 19th, 1910. In 1924 President Calvin Coolidge proclaimed the third Sunday in June as Fathers Day. President Nixon, in 1972, established it as a permanent day of national observance. Dadís is brewed with Harrington and Klages malts, Flaked Corn, Crystal Hops, Free Range Coastal Water, and Czech Pils Yeast. Available in the spring of 2005 in the classic 22-ounce Rogue micropiece. Measurements: 17 degrees Plato, IBU 25, Apparent Attenuation 77, Lovibond 10 degrees.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DuffMan (10070) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 29, 2006
This was an interesting experience for me. My first malt liquor made by a very reputable brewer. Normally this style is known for being exceptionally disgusting, and generally an excuse to package jet fuel and sell it to junkies looking for a cheap drunk. Yes, malt liquor is generally shit beer. So was this any different? Did Rogue finally allow me to see this style in a different light? Yes and no. I would say that this beer was certainly well crafted in the sense that it didnít have any of the harsh alcohol and otherwise empty sugary palate that most have. The aroma wasnít off-putting either- - corn syrup and pear juice was a little odd, but not horrible. I didnít get any stinky sewage corn adjunct stench that a couple of other raters found. The flavour was mostly corn syrup malt, but there was an astringent bitterness in the finish that kept it from becoming cloying. The alcohol was barely evident in the palate. I didnít find this appalling as several other raters did, but neither did I enjoy it all that much. Definitely my least favourite of the Rogue range so far, and not one Iíd come back to. However, it did prove that not all malt liquor has to be jet fuel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
KyotoLefty (9982) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 8, 2009
Sweet and corny tasting. syrupy. Not interesting or good. Big disappointment from these guys.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
marcus (9980) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 16, 2010
Pours clear golden with a thin white head and a cheap lager aroma. There is a light malt flavor with some carbonationa anbd slight hop bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alexsdad06 (9936) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 4, 2009
22 oz. bottle shared by shigadeyo. Pours a clear yellow color with a small white head. The aroma has a moderate level of sweetness, some fruits, a little corn, hints of alcohol, and caramel malt. The flavor is sweet with caramel, fruit, vanilla and alcohol prevailing. This was better than I expected, but still only worth having once.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
arminjewell (9567) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUL 11, 2013
Pour out of 22 oz bottle, shared with my dad, ironically enough. Hazy orange pour with thin white head, aroma brought notes of corn, grass, slight caramel, cardboard, lots of caramelized sugars and toffee. Taste is a mix of sweet corn, caramel, toffee, slight biscuit, finishing sweet, slightly bitter.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
JoeMcPhee (9426) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - APR 19, 2006
22 oz bomber. Golden colour, white head. Aroma ofr corn and apples. Fairly clean smelling, low fusels. Flavour however, is all nasty. Corn, corn, and more corn. A bit of malt is actually apparent underneath it though. Fairly sweet, with a thin, cidery body. The first few attempts where good breweries made malt liquors were pretty funny...now Iím not sure sure that proving you can make something that tastes like ass is all that compelling. Either way, itís definitely authentic.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
3fourths (9299) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUL 22, 2006
22oz bottle purchased at Whole Foods in DC. Clear yellow urine colored body, still, with little to no head. Nose is not particularily enjoyable, smelling of fuesal corn and sweet lemon wood polish. Flavor isn’t too bad, actually, moderate to high sweetness, some creamed corn flavors and the Rogue Pacman yeast covering the entire thing. Crisp, lively, hoppy on the tongue, however it doesn’t offer a lot to really enjoy, it’s basically simple.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
douglas88 (8933) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 28, 2011
650 ml bottle at the Beerhive. Pours a mostly clear golden color with a medium white head. A sweet grainy and honey nose, some alcohol. The flavor is a nice Malt Liquor but it still retains some dirty aggressive flavors that the style seems dominated by, sweet grains, alcohol warmth. Not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
blipp (8881) - La Mesa, California, USA - OCT 10, 2008
Bottle. Pours clear gold with an off white head into my 1L Silver Bullet mug. The aroma has a malty almost honey like sweetness, while the flavor is sweeter grain and almost toasty. The faintest touch of hops comes through. Really quite drinkable.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ibrew2or3 (8493) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - NOV 2, 2006
Pours clear and golden. Less than a minute there was virtually no head remaining. Just out of the frig there was zero aroma. As it warmed toward room temp some sweet malt became apparent. Sweet syrupy malt flavor with some corn. There is just a hint of hop bitterness. Probably a pretty good brew for a hot summer day.

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