Buckeye Bock - Maumee Bay Brewing Company
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Ratings: 1 | Reviews: 1
3.65/5 rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
This one pours off the tap with plenty of fluffy white head forming a heavy pillow over an opaque medium-brown. The head sticks around and leaves thick rings and patches of lacing.
The aroma offers exactly what's advertised. This one, appropriately, doesn't have as much of a caramel malts presence as breads, and hops add enough to balance and a little more without taking off the maltiness. There's a bit of leafiness and a touch of earth, but breads are the main component.
The same is true of the flavor, well-balanced with a good hops presence adding a touch of bitterness plus a very herbal note in what's otherwise almost like drinking a loaf of bread. It does take an odd turn toward tea-like, almost like an English mild, which throws me off a little, though.
The feel is light and offers good balance as well, and there's a bit of carbonation and crispness to begin with, but it goes a touch flat where it's otherwise good.
Serving type: on-tap
04-04-2012 16:34:18 | More by Brenden
Buckeye Bock from Maumee Bay Brewing Company
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