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Live Oak Pilz - Live Oak Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

168 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 168
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 13.23%
Wants: 24
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Live Oak Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-23-2003)
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

nmann08, Oct 15, 2013
Photo of Gueuzedude
4.21/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Sampled at the Hay Merchant, Houston TX; April 2012
The beer arrives with a clear gold color. It is topped by a frothy, half-finger thick, pale off white colored head that leaves some faint lacing on the sides of my glass as I work my way through. The aroma is herbal, grassy, and has a touch citrus character to it. It is quite dry smelling, with a cracker like maltiness; this has a really nice malt expression to it though this is fairly light and I like the smooth, integrated hop character that is here as well.

As the beer first hits my palate, it is crisp, with a bite of hop bitterness, a lean pale malt character, and is overall quite cool and refreshing. The bitterness has an herbal edge to it, and is definitely a showcase for a clean, noble hop laden spiciness and herbal character. A cracker like malt / grain character lingers on the palate with the hop bitterness, the latter dominates finish just enough that you really want to take another sip.

This is quite easy drinking, before I know it the beer is gone; this is an awesome Pilsener that I would love to drink a lot of. It might even be better than HefeWeizen from the same brewery, though I would need to be in right mood to consume this beer (though I don’t see that of being much of an issue).

Gueuzedude, Sep 30, 2013
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Live Oak Pilz from Live Oak Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 168 ratings.