Buckeye Beer | Maumee Bay Brewing Company

Buckeye BeerBuckeye Beer
BA SCORE
11.6%
Liked This Beer
3.09 w/ 86 ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Maumee Bay Brewing Company
Ohio, United States
oh-maumeebaybrewingco.com

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by AtLagerHeads on 10-01-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,645
Reviews:
42
Ratings:
86
Liked:
10
Avg:
3.09/5
pDev:
18.77%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
9
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 86 |  Reviews: 42
Photo of ThomasTheTank88
2.13/5  rDev -31.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Poured a yellow color. Smelled just like a normal American lager. Tasted light with a thin body. I'd compared it to a slightly better Miller Lite.

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Photo of bwood06
3.93/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

During a recent trip to Maumee Bay for dinner and beers with my coworkers, this was my 2nd beer of the evening. I though this might be a good one to end on after trying out Jefferson Lives.

This beer pours a clear golden hue that readily showcases its high carbonation content. A white frothy head graces the top of the beer and dissipates slowly to a thin lacing that is retained. 4.5/5 The aroma is very typical of the Czech Pilsener style with cereal grains and caramel creating a sweet malty aroma. Along with the malt there is a bit of green apple, green grapes, and grassy hops. Very simple aroma, but very good. 4/5 The flavor profile is once again heavy on the malt with light cereal grains, white bread, and a light caramel note leading the way and dominating the flavor profile. Grassy hops do come through, balancing the sweetness. The bitterness from the hops is light and does not linger after swallowing. 3.75/5 A light carbonation burn hits the tongue right away and leads into a light body that is lightly dry with light lingering dryness. 4/5 This is somewhat atypical of the Czech Pilsener style in that there is really no butteriness or creaminess to the beer. Still, it is a very good Pilsener, albeit closer to the German style than the Czech. 4/5

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Photo of tjwarren
3.61/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A simple complexity with this beer. Much better than a 75. A hint of sweetness is quickly washed away by some hops with a smooth dry finish. A great food beer. Love it.

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Photo of Beerdsley419
3.19/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of t26work
3.07/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jmdrpi
2.85/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

served on draft at the brewpub.

very pale yellow color in appearance. not much aroma or taste, clean. typical pale lager. thin, but at least not over carbonated.

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Photo of shiznit7
3.14/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of vrbulldog22
2.75/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of WesMantooth
3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of CycleHops
1/5  rDev -67.6%

Photo of tommy5
3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of Farky87
3/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of Storm21
3.75/5  rDev +21.4%

Photo of WesM63
2.75/5  rDev -11%

Photo of Miles228
3/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of AHeaston8
2.75/5  rDev -11%

Photo of DrBirdman1995
2.5/5  rDev -19.1%

Photo of Chris_Panos
3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of jmw4437
3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of HopHead_09
2.75/5  rDev -11%

Photo of WolfAlynn
2.5/5  rDev -19.1%

Photo of Amberluvsbeer
3/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of bamadog
4/5  rDev +29.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to my friend Malice for bringing me down a sixer of this from Toledo. You know what? It's not bad at all -- nothing special, but definitely worth picking up and drinking. Review is from notes taken on 9/26/2013 and poured from the bottle to a pint glass.

Appearance: Pale yellow, straw color on the pour; yields a one finger, white head that looks like a fluffy merengue at first; head fades to a complete, but pretty uneven skim; great clarity and plenty of carbonation. As far as pilseners go, it looks pretty much just like it should.

Smell: Grainy, slight lemony zest; presence of a saccharine sweetness. Solid.

Taste: Sweetness is up front, has a bit of a sweet, bread flavor -- like some kind of a bread pudding almost (but not quite that sweet). Grainy, but not really toasty; no real sense of any bitterness at all.

Mouthfeel: Light, crisp, plenty of carbonation keeping it lively and the body, while light avoids being watery.

Overall: Nothing special, but I think it deserves a little better of a rating than it has at time of this review. It's solid for the style and I would be happy to get a case of it if I come across it. A nice summer beer for sure, but I'm enjoying it well into the fall.

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Photo of JoshuaWagy
2.75/5  rDev -11%

Photo of chinchill
3.09/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

on tap at Maumee Bay brewpub in Toledo.
This light golden pilsner looks as it should and has no major flaws. However, I found it a bit under-hopped and a tad sweet. This had more effect on the aroma, which reflected way more malt than hops. The particular mix(?) of hops (Noble?) seems appropriate.

Medium-light body with medium carbonation.

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Buckeye Beer from Maumee Bay Brewing Company
Beer rating: 11.6% out of 100 with 86 ratings
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