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Live Oak HefeWeizen - Live Oak Brewing Company

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1,014 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,014
Reviews: 359
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 10.02%
Wants: 648
Gots: 74 | 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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4.49/5  rDev +2.3%

Hazy golden beer. Light ripe banana notes and bubblegum with heavy clove and spicy tastes. Refreshing mouthfeel and easy drinking brew.

zander4dawin, Aug 23, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

mythaeus, Friday at 04:34 AM
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4.24/5  rDev -3.4%

wisegreensoul, Friday at 01:28 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

Clarkson, Oct 15, 2014
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4.92/5  rDev +12.1%

Tbrown60, Oct 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

bump8628, Oct 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

Great hefe! One of my favs! Has a good orange taste

Aetherbulb, Oct 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

JohnWilliam, Oct 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

PeakedInHighSchool, Oct 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

pathman, Oct 07, 2014
Photo of StonedTrippin
4.44/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

famous for a reason, this is perhaps the best hefeweizen made on american soil, and if it isnt, i want to taste whats better. its so light and flavorful, truly an all day drinker, and quite authentic too. its super light in color, almost watery looking yellow, and with a smaller head than the german ones that froth all down the edges of the glass, but by no means flat. the nose is so much more than banana clove, although thats definitely going on here. the wheat malt is aromatic and flavorful for its real pale cloudy color, and the fruit of the yeast goes well beyond banana to pear and light green apple, even green grape. the spice aspect is lesser, more of a general allspice thing rather than clove, which works well for me, it keeps it light. carbonation is ample, and the finish is clean for how fruity the yeast is. i could drink ten or more of these and like each one just as much. maybe just a bit light in body for me, could use a touch more meat, but its hard to think about changing anything here. who says old world styles dont rank anymore? this is killer!

StonedTrippin, Oct 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

spointon, Oct 06, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

CBodamer, Oct 06, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

Jrh66182, Oct 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

yemenmocha, Oct 06, 2014
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5/5  rDev +13.9%

krustycamaro, Oct 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

Snowshoes, Oct 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

EricTKole, Oct 04, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

CSO, Oct 04, 2014
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4.44/5  rDev +1.1%

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5/5  rDev +13.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

ColSanders, Sep 28, 2014
Photo of Goblinmunkey7
4.49/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to Twiggamortis420 for the chance to try this. Split the growler with 64oz growler.

Appearance: Hazy golden yellow with a fluffy bright-white head. Drops to a small creamy collar with a vague notion of a cap. Slight hint of lacing. Moderate carbonation on the pour.

Smell: Ripe banana and a soft clove spice. Nice push of wheat over the top with a light bready malt. Some bubblegum. Pale malt sweetness. Fresh bubblegum on the back of the sip as it warms. A touch of mint and some woody elements. Some bread crust with touch of Belgian yeast. Mild fruity esters, some pear and apple with a touch of pineapple. A touch of lime and lemon. Some zest. Fruity with a ton of wheat. Definitely American.

Taste: Banana, clove, and a ton of bubblegum. Wheat adds a bit of a tart edge. Slightly lactic with lemon and lime. Slightly bready with some solid pale malt sweetness. Fresh pear and apple. Loads of pineapple. Some mild earthy elements coupled with a touch of wood. Slight tart edge mixed with a clean light malt profile. Super clean and hits where it should for the American style.

Mouthfeel: Medium almost light body with a moderate carbonation. Super clean. Hits the spot.

Overall: America, we do things right.

This is a solid version of the American take on the style. Slightly tart and wheaty. This is worth drinking again and again.

Goblinmunkey7, Sep 28, 2014
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Live Oak HefeWeizen from Live Oak Brewing Company
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