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Live Oak HefeWeizen - Live Oak Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

916 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 916
Reviews: 351
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 10.27%
Wants: 609
Gots: 54 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Live Oak Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-07-2003)
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SFC21

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -3%

04-22-2013 23:50:47 | More by SFC21
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rdooley

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

04-22-2013 23:43:16 | More by rdooley
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BJasny

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

04-21-2013 19:24:48 | More by BJasny
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atoulouk

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

04-20-2013 21:39:22 | More by atoulouk
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

04-19-2013 16:40:44 | More by iL0VEbeer
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jik18

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -3%

04-15-2013 02:41:20 | More by jik18
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

04-08-2013 01:51:33 | More by dmorgan310
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AlexFields

Tennessee

4.68/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Body is a very cloudy, very yellow wheaty color, almost seems to glow; looks amazing. The head is pretty small for a hefe but sticks around for a while, and the smaller head is probably due to being in a growler a few days anyway. (EDIT: I gave a much more aggressive pour for my second glass and the head was a lot better.)

Smell is intense yeast, lots of sweet banana, cloves and light peppery spice. Got to be the sweetest most intense nose I've smelled on a hefeweizen.

And the taste is just as good or better. So much banana! So much yeast. Just a reall intense and delicious wheat character, mild pepper and clove and mild tartness to provide balance. Truly delicious.

Mouthfeel is incredibly creamy, very well carbed, very full and rich body. Excellent.

This is definitely the best hefeweizen I've had. I was 't sure what to expect or what was supposed to make this beer exceptional but now I get it; it's really a classic hefe taste but just so intense and perfectly executed. Heavy on the sweetness and banana, light on the spice and tartness. Fantastic beer.

9.4/10

Serving type: growler

04-07-2013 19:53:14 | More by AlexFields
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Johnnyramirez

California

4.94/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Got in a growler thanks to Tofuspeedstar. Been wanting to try this for a while.

A-completely unfiltered. Opaque. Amber with a 2 finger fluffy white head. I've had other unfiltered hefe's but this one looked best from all I've tried. Lots of carbonation which was expected.

S-bananas, cloves, some pepper, citrus notes. Some wheat bread notes. Yeast tartness.

T-just like the smell. But better. More citrus than the smell, tad bit less banana. Nice clove and wheat flavor. Tart yeast balances it all out. Completely refreshing. Perfect beer

M-this is the only time I wish it was 90 degrees outside. The mouthfeel is perfect. So light and refreshing. Perfect carbonation. This in the middle of summer would be perfect.

O-my wallet is thankful this isn't available to me. I'd buy it year round. I drank a 32 oz growler way too quick. Sessionable as hell and just perfect. This may be the best beer to come out of Texas.

Serving type: growler

04-07-2013 15:50:50 | More by Johnnyramirez
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Seanniek91

Rhode Island

4.43/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served from a growler into a Newport Storm pint. Thanks channels321!

Appearance- Pretty typical unfiltered heffe. Cloudy yellow with thin white head.

Smell- Spicey. Coriander, banana, lemon, wheat bread, grassy floralness. Again fairly typical of the style.

Taste- Lemon, yeasty bread, funky earthyness, green apples. Very crisp and refreshing.

Mouthfeel- Nicely carbonated. Smooth, crisp, clean. Would be great on a hot summer day.

Overall- This is a damn fine Heffe. Not a fan of the style normally, but this sets the standards for now on.

Serving type: growler

04-06-2013 16:10:50 | More by Seanniek91
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nlmartin

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

04-06-2013 11:45:46 | More by nlmartin
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pwsoldier

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

04-05-2013 14:17:16 | More by pwsoldier
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Sudsday

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -20.1%

04-02-2013 03:01:02 | More by Sudsday
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hannydawg

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -25.8%

03-31-2013 18:50:57 | More by hannydawg
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mendonza

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -8.7%

03-31-2013 13:47:01 | More by mendonza
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Retail1LO

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -3%

03-31-2013 13:37:40 | More by Retail1LO
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stortore

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3%

03-24-2013 19:47:02 | More by stortore
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Sparky44

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

03-24-2013 02:37:19 | More by Sparky44
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -20.1%

03-20-2013 20:05:02 | More by tom10101
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stoney1031

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

03-19-2013 01:03:46 | More by stoney1031
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Quackus

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

03-16-2013 18:18:01 | More by Quackus
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chippo33

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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andrew84

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

03-15-2013 01:44:07 | More by andrew84
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mikool_451

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

03-14-2013 17:53:48 | More by mikool_451
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RizartyLoon

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

03-12-2013 00:12:46 | More by RizartyLoon
Live Oak HefeWeizen from Live Oak Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 916 ratings.