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Buckeye Beer - Maumee Bay Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
73
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75 Ratings
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Ratings: 75
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 3.11
pDev: 17.36%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Maumee Bay Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: AtLagerHeads on 10-01-2003)
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joepais

Maine

3.5/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to RyanS107 for this one I poured it into a pills glass and it produced a good two finger white head that settled to a thick lace across the glass the body was a crystal clear pale yellow in color ( nice looking beer)

I got aromas of bready yeast with some light citric hops. While the mouthfeel is light and crisp with great carbonation.
The flavor of the brew is pale malts sweetness with a light hop dryness in the end . It is a easy drinking brew a step above BMC. It realy reminded me of a PBR or a Narragansett

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2010 16:57:06 | More by joepais
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marburg

Michigan

3.1/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Glowing, crystal clear golden yellow brew with a smallish head. Admittedly, my estimate of the appearance may be a bit off because I tasted this via their sampler; so it's hard to say for sure what the head looks like on this beer.

A bit grassy and plain. Nose is dull and almost non-existant. Similarly, it's got a bland flavor about it. Nonetheless, it's a quality brew as evidenced by its richer, heartier mouthfeel. Certainly not the best pilsner I've ever had, but it gets the job done. And from what I learned today, Buckeye Beer has a remarkable history behind it. Nice little brew.

Serving type: on-tap

03-14-2004 00:58:17 | More by marburg
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beveritt

Ohio

3.13/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Presentation: Poured from a 12 oz brwon bottle into a standard pint glass. The label is predominantly red and white and depicts a cartoon character waiter carrying a tray with a bottle and a pilsner glass. "When you're dry . . . Drink Buckeye." No visible freshness date.

Appearance: Pours with three fingers of nearly white foam with enough surface tension to rise 1 finger above the rim. This settles slowly to q tick, half finger head. Some lacing. The beer itself is pale yellow and perfectly clear. Lots of activity.

Smell: Slightly spicy and metallic Saaz hops in the nose. Very slight hint of the underlying malt.

Taste: Some hop spice upfront, with very lightly sweet malt. Mild bitterness in the finish with some husky astringency.

Mouthfeel: Average level of carbonation, though the activity continues throughout the beer. Body is average to average plus.

Drinkability: Typically not my style, but this one is refreshing, Just having finished a long run in the August heat, al ight bodied beer with some flavor hits the spot.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2008 21:53:07 | More by beveritt
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WesM63

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -11.6%

04-05-2014 04:37:26 | More by WesM63
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gpawned

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -19.6%

11-29-2012 00:55:22 | More by gpawned
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sixerofelixir

Ohio

3.95/5  rDev +27%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle. Nice retro label on the front. "When you're dry... Drink Buckeye" lol.

Pours a very clear, very pale yellow. Almost green. A white head that soon dwindles down to a ring. Smell is super homemade biscuit, very clean and sweet, almost like cornbread. Taste is the same, crisp and sweet. Finishes tart, with decent carbonation. All in all, this is beer that I can easily drink a few of from time to time. Good stuff.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2010 05:25:20 | More by sixerofelixir
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IronCitySteve

Pennsylvania

2.55/5  rDev -18%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A: Pours a really light orangish yellow color with a small foam head the quickly dissipates to nothing. There is no lacing to speak of.

S: Very mild on the nose. There is some warm biscuit, caramel and some earthy hops.

T: Not overly complex but an ok pils. Starts off with a nice amount of buttered biscuit and caramel. I was waiting for some hops to come through but there were none.

M: Nicely carbonated, leaves a creamy taste on the palate.

O: I wish there was some hops character in this beer as there is a lot of potential. I thought there would be some hops to balance out the buttery biscuit.

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2011 21:31:01 | More by IronCitySteve
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Bill235

Ohio

3/5  rDev -3.5%

05-09-2013 19:19:20 | More by Bill235
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Ricochet

Ohio

3.23/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

My review for on-tap says this would be a regular drinker for me if I could get it local. Now it's at my favorite beverage store, so gotta try it in the bottle to see if the prediction holds up.

A: Beer head, left quick, really light yellow, clean.

S: Well, it's a beer. a "dry" scent? Oh, that's hops asserting themselves. Like a Pabst. Nothing special.

M: Little hops bitter, mostly sweet corn-pop aftertaste. Watery.

T: Dry. As advertised. The bitter from the hops makes this a little better and it's a bit fresher than others. Step above Pabst but pretty close. Corn pops without the milk is the main note to this.

D: Yeah, I would get this again if I was in the mood for this sort of drink. It's less obtrusive than Pabst so a little more than a lawnmower beer, but I don't like to think about the drink when I want a lawnmower beverage. Eh... Maybe the difference of bottling made this rank lower than when I got it fresh off the tap. So it goes.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2007 08:08:13 | More by Ricochet
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nitter

Ohio

3/5  rDev -3.5%

10-11-2012 23:21:32 | More by nitter
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csmiley

Ohio

3.2/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Pours clear, yellow, and gives about an inch of head. Retention and lacing are both average.

S - Spicy on the nose. Biscuit and earthy aromas are first in line, followed by sharp floral hops. Very nice aroma on this one.

T - Taste was a tad bit bland. Earthy flavors are there but seem muted. Bitter hops are there but are average. As it warms the hops tend to become more dominant (which does give it some appeal).

M - Light bodied with good carbonation. Too light bodied for my taste. There is a dry finish.

D - Drinkability is average. The lack of flavor and body make it go down pretty easy but I would look elsewhere if I wanted a pilsener.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2008 03:35:21 | More by csmiley
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BDIMike

Ohio

2.73/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a nice-looking pilsner. A straw-yellow color with a nice thick white head that laces nicely.
Smell is not good. A bit of strong wheat smell and almost a skunk hop smell too.
Taste is not much better than the smell. A biscuit taste with a bit of bad hop as well.
Mouthfeel is okay. An okay thickness, but nothing spectacular.
Drinkability is good. A balanced beer, but nothing going on that would make one want to drink a lot of these. Eh...

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2012 01:05:42 | More by BDIMike
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donteatpoop

Ohio

3.55/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pale golden color, clear with a cap of white head that quickly diminishes.

Smells of some light grainy malts, nothing outstanding about the scent but nothing off-putting either.

The taste is really good, some nice grain at the forefront balanced with the hops and finishing somewhat dry. Really a good flavor, much better than I was expecting given the appearance and smell of it.

The palate impact was average, decent carbonation level and a nothing really crazy going on there...

Definately a drinkable beer, I think come football season I'll turn my dad on to this pilsner.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2009 06:42:39 | More by donteatpoop
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brealbg

Ohio

3/5  rDev -3.5%

07-30-2012 13:52:56 | More by brealbg
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cynical1027

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +12.5%

02-21-2012 02:43:24 | More by cynical1027
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Blueribbon666

Ohio

3/5  rDev -3.5%

01-22-2013 00:10:50 | More by Blueribbon666
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jmw4437

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +12.5%

11-27-2013 01:06:05 | More by jmw4437
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AHeaston8

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -11.6%

01-28-2014 16:39:12 | More by AHeaston8
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Ellbert

Ohio

3.63/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was a pretty good beer. The appearance was that of a nice pilsener. Clear golden with pretty bubbles coming up. There was a nice white head on it.

The smell was that of a budweiser but good. It was very crisp and clean and had a very sweet malty smell.

The taste was sweet and malty. The hops were barely noticable but made a presence.

The mouthfeel was fairly thick. Not was I am used to in a Pilsener.

Drinkablitiy is pretty good. An all around good beer.

Serving type: on-tap

01-22-2004 04:29:41 | More by Ellbert
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tat2dhllblly

Ohio

3/5  rDev -3.5%

11-15-2011 19:49:13 | More by tat2dhllblly
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Andrew526

Michigan

3/5  rDev -3.5%

07-23-2013 13:47:21 | More by Andrew526
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Miles228

Ohio

3/5  rDev -3.5%

02-23-2014 01:01:04 | More by Miles228
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Chris_Panos

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

12-12-2013 17:45:18 | More by Chris_Panos
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Mtooman

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -11.6%

11-11-2012 19:04:15 | More by Mtooman
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Farky87

Ohio

3/5  rDev -3.5%

07-05-2014 23:57:10 | More by Farky87
Buckeye Beer from Maumee Bay Brewing Company
73 out of 100 based on 75 ratings.