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Old 10-29-2012, 09:22 PM   #91
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Rogue dead guy. Everyone I talked to love it. I just thought it tasted like stale burnt cedar.
I actually like the Dead Guy, and most Rogue for that matter. But I do have to say that their Voodoo Doughnut is.... well I'm not going to buy it again.

For those who don't know, it's a bacon maple ale. Smells like syrup, tastes like charcoal. Very glad I bought it (came with a cool Rogue Pint Glass) and very glad I experienced it. Not very glad about the taste.

I do have to give them props though, everything they brew is well done, and this is no exception. Smokey bacon doesn't seem to lend to a great beer though.
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Old 10-29-2012, 09:26 PM   #92
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Stone Arrogant Bastard
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Old 10-29-2012, 09:40 PM   #93
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Rogue Dead Guy.
First, it wasn't at all what I expected. That alone was a let down. I heard it was malty and sweet. It was hoppy! It had a strong malt presence, but it a very hop forward beer.
Second, it had some off flavors that were not good. It had an orange pith like astringency. There was also whiskey like notes in the aftertaste I didn't like (not sure what this was, thinking possibly peat moss)

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Old 11-02-2012, 05:23 PM   #94
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Rogue Dead Guy.
Man, I feel really bad for you guys missing out on the good Rogue I've had. I definitely didn't have the astringent flavors you're talking about. At 40 IBU it shouldn't be crazy hoppy either.

By any chance were you drinking it draft? I've only ever had it in bottle.
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Old 11-02-2012, 05:32 PM   #95
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Bottled, and it wasn't crazy hoppy at all. Just a lot more hop forward than I was expecting from reviews.

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Old 11-09-2012, 10:08 PM   #96
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North Coast Old Rasputin , North Coast PranQster and North Coast Old Stock Ale , I read the hype , heard how everyone loved them , tried all 3 and just didnt enjoy them , maybe my palate isnt very sophisticated

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Old 11-09-2012, 10:11 PM   #97
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If you think those are bad try Brother Thelonius.

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Old 11-09-2012, 10:26 PM   #98
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That was actually on my list of beers to try until the other three let me down

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North Coast Old Rasputin , North Coast PranQster and North Coast Old Stock Ale , I read the hype , heard how everyone loved them , tried all 3 and just didnt enjoy them , maybe my palate isnt very sophisticated
I love Old Rasputin. PranQster is OK. Old Stock Ale is aweful when fresh, nut let it sit for a year or two and its quite good.
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Old 11-10-2012, 01:07 AM   #100
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Guiness. Remains the most overrated overhyped beer I know. Every twentysomething with the faintest hint of irish blood in him or a cousin that went to notre dame for a semester or who hangs out at the "I-whish" bar has to wax poetic over and over about this one. Every once in a great while I try it again trying to maintain the most open mind about it and everytime... It still sucks.

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