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RATINGS: 3816   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dead Guy is a German-style Maibock made with Rogues proprietary "PacMan" ale yeast. It is deep honey in color with a malty aroma, rich hearty flavor and a well balanced finish. Dead Guy is created from Northwest Harrington, Klages, Maier Munich and Carastan malts, along with Perle and Saaz Hops.
In the early 1990s Dead Guy Ale was created as a private tap sticker to celebrate the Mayan Day of the Dead (November 1st, All Souls Day) for Casa U Betcha in Portland, Oregon. The Dead Guy design proved popular and was incorporated into a bottled product a few years later with MaierBock as the elixir.

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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndresTM (434) - Texas, USA - DEC 23, 2013
On tap. The nose has subtle notes of floral Noble hops, straw, and cereal. Lively mouthfeel. The taste is lightly bitter, with some hops and barley coming into play.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
biir (1083) - Berlin, - FEB 13, 2017
At BKL - The beer is rather sweetish, malty, full body, ripe mandarina, boozy finish. There are better Bcke in the world.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ForlornHope (454) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2017
Bottle at home. Pours amber in colour with a thin head and good lacing. Pleasant aroma: malty, nutty and some leafy hop. Slight sweetness leads to a strong bitterness. Creamy, smooth and nutty with fruit and peppery hop. A slight alcoholic glow, dry bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alkolord (468) - - FEB 9, 2017
Bernsteinfarbend, wenig Schaum, schn slich in der Nase, dafr relativ leicht im antrunk, leichte malzssse im Abgang nicht schlecht

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
budedou (874) - Saint Etienne, FRANCE - JAN 22, 2017
Pours a slightly opaque red. Mild, fruity aroma. Fairly heavy carbonation. Taste has peachy undertones with hint of herbs and roasted malt. This doesn?t really taste that much like an ale, which is probably why I like it all right.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LeoN_ (36) - Freiburg, Baden-Wrttemberg, GERMANY - JAN 21, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 5, 2017 Leichte Trbung. Kupferfarbe, weisser Schaum, bildet sich nur sehr wenig. Gutes Aroma, Orangen und Grser. Bocktypisch deutliche Malznoten: Honig und Karamell. Milder Antrunk, sehr sffiger Krper. Gute Mitten, ssse Noten, feine Malznoten. Abgang krftig, typisch Bock, leichte Sure am Gaumen. Geil!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dysenteri (229) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - JAN 20, 2017
65 cl Bottle fr.o.m. sB. Pours amber with small white head. Malty, grainy, spicy aroma, hints of citrus and soap. Malty sweet taste with a medium bitterness. OatBiscuits and caramel coming in. A bit too much of grassy notes

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mister_Li (1160) - GERMANY - JAN 20, 2017
Leicht trbes Bernstein mit durchschnittlicher Schaumkrone. Malzig, slich, Karamell, leicht fruchtig, Orangen, Kruter, sehr sffig.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Vestergaard (1993) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - JAN 12, 2017
From tap at Fermentoren Aarhus. Pours a clear orangy amber with a small off white head. Aroma has lots of heavy, sticky malts, caramel, banana, sweet overripe fruits. Taste is very very sweet, heavy malty and with a tiny bitterness that not even is close to balance this beer. Very intense for the 6,5%, but other than that i havent got a whole lot of good things to say..

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Flipp82 (18) - - JAN 11, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 11, 2017 Non ho capito bene lo stile della birra ma credo sia tipo bock. Il malto per poco evidente, in particolare il caramello non l?ho percepito per nulla. Il luppolo non si sente per nulla come aroma ma abbastanza come amaro, aiutando la bevuta. In generale non mi piaciuta particolarmente.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BBHansen (870) - Kge, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2017
Bottle @ Kge ldag w senior & friends/the chef. Appearance: clear amber with good off-white soapy head and lacing. aroma/taste: grain, light caramel, biscuit, citrus and some spicy notes. palette: strong malty and medium hoppy aroma, average carbonation, medium body, medium sweetness, somewhat dominated by a medium to notable bitterness, average tolong duration and a watery texture. Overall: very nice hoppy bock.


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