1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Elevator Bleeding Buckeye Red Ale - Elevator Brewery & Draught Haus

Not Rated.
Elevator Bleeding Buckeye Red AleElevator Bleeding Buckeye Red Ale

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
79
okay

142 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 142
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 12.97%
Wants: 0
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Elevator Brewery & Draught Haus visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: AtLagerHeads on 06-14-2002

Formerly known as Bott Brothers ESB (the original occupants), this alehouse favorite is a complex medley of malt and hops.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
to view all ratings, reviews and sorting options.
Ratings: 142 | Reviews: 46
Photo of WVbeergeek
3.33/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Copper amber body with a cream colored off white head, forms nice speckled lacing. Aromatics carry a grainy, husk filled nutty character pretty generic Red Ale qualities, cereal grains minimal to absent hop notes comes off as an herbal earthy character if I had to pick a hop profile. Flavor has cereal grain sweetness, a hint of honey malts, even a Wheaties character...earthy herbal hops in the finish still a bit too sweet for my tastes. Mouthfeel is medium bodied texture wise with carbonation ample a bit of residual sugars cling to the palate after each sip. Overall, many more beers I'd rather consume especially considering I'm not the typical Bleeding Buckeye.

Photo of Ezra-Poundit
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of krome
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of jgunther71
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of ChrisL24481
3.36/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Holy carbonation! Normal pour with an overflowing head. Poured a copper color with a khaki colored head; quite a bit of lacing is retained on the glass. Head lingers for quite some time too. Smells of bready malts and some caramel sweetness. Maybe some butterscotch too. The taste is very similar but it has a off-putting metallic taste. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with carbonation too. Not really bitter either. Not a huge fan of this one.

Photo of letshaveanother
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of djchrismac
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of lochef81
2.69/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Well....This is dissapointing. I grabbed one of these on a whim during an Ohio buying trip bur kinda wish I hadn't. This offering pours a very dark mahogany color with almost no head. The aroma is slightly funky with Lots of malt and a very slight hop aroma. The flavor is all roasted malts and a little hops but they seem very stale. This is dissapointing and I hope just a little old. I'd try again if I knew this was fresh.

Photo of oakaged88
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Champagne_of_Fear
1.5/5  rDev -56.8%

Photo of Nardster
4/5  rDev +15.3%

Photo of MichiganderHB
3/5  rDev -13.5%

Photo of oceanside
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of atone315
2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

Photo of metter98
3.48/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is clear amber in color and has a moderate amount of carbonation. It poured with a finger high off white head. The beer has very good retention properties and hardly died down.
S: Light aromas of earthy yeast, mineral water and toasted malts are present in the nose.
T: The taste has flavors of mineral water along with notes of earthy yeast and hints of toasted malts. No bitterness is perceptible.
M: It feels light-bodied and slightly watery on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer tastes a little lighter in body compared to other beers in the style and tastes a little like a hybrid between an ESB and an Irish Red Ale.

Photo of target88
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of APH
2.79/5  rDev -19.6%

Photo of elkinbrown
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of spikechiquet
3/5  rDev -13.5%

Photo of Danielr26
2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

Photo of DeFaz
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of outsider
4/5  rDev +15.3%

Photo of raznug
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: This beer pours a deep red color and is topped with ¾” of white head that tends to hang around in a thin layer well into the pint.
Smell: This is a rather clean smelling beer with just a small amount of malt aroma detected by my nose.
Taste: Again this is a rather clean beer with just a nice blend of malt and a small amount of hops in the flavor.
Mouthfeel: Bleeding buckeye is a light bodied red ale with a tasty blend of malt and hops and a nice clean finish.

Photo of Wsherry1
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

to view all ratings, reviews and sorting options.
Elevator Bleeding Buckeye Red Ale from Elevator Brewery & Draught Haus
79 out of 100 based on 142 ratings.