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Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein

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RATINGS: 3818   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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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alcoholica (128) - Dublin, Ohio, USA - FEB 22, 2005
Deep amber in color. Decent white head.Hoppy aroma. Light hops and malt, crisp and clean finish.


3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mikkellund42 (807) - DENMARK - FEB 25, 2017
Bottle. Pours light hazy brownish amber with medium white head. Aroma is grain, green malt and deep bitter notes of hops. Taste is light sweet, medium bitter and light acidic. Body is watery to light oily with light fizzy carbonation. Finish is medium long and balanced sweet and bitter with notes that follow the nose.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
coachd (704) - Missouri, USA - FEB 24, 2017
Aroma is malty like an Oktoberfest. Very light crimson color with an off white head. Tastes slightly sweet with a bite that is a mix between hops and orange rind. Good slick palate. Maibock is not my favorite style but this is one of the better representations I have had. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
biir (1097) - 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 (459) - 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 (876) - 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_ (37) - 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 (231) - 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 (1176) - 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 (2004) - 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..


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