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Live Oak Liberation Ale - Live Oak Brewing Company

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Live Oak Liberation AleLive Oak Liberation Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

125 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 125
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 9.46%
Wants: 4
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Live Oak Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 10-15-2003)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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gfg0020

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

08-16-2014 16:55:49 | More by gfg0020
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Karibourgeois

Texas

3.4/5  rDev -13%

Beer has a cloudy dark gold pour with a small white head. Has a floral aroma with some hints of citrus. The medium body has a really well balanced grapefruit and pine hop flavor backed by just a bit of bready malt. Finishes with a mild piney bitterness.

08-07-2014 23:45:46 | More by Karibourgeois
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Tayloraphilips

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.3%

08-06-2014 14:40:20 | More by Tayloraphilips
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javlin624

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

08-02-2014 15:39:42 | More by javlin624
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Evanscj1


4/5  rDev +2.3%

08-01-2014 17:10:43 | More by Evanscj1
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rua2006

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

07-22-2014 00:38:54 | More by rua2006
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Hoganlaw

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.3%

07-12-2014 03:06:17 | More by Hoganlaw
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Canada_Dan

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.3%

07-02-2014 19:05:17 | More by Canada_Dan
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TXhomebrewer

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

06-26-2014 20:58:29 | More by TXhomebrewer
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mcdsports

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.3%

06-14-2014 01:33:03 | More by mcdsports
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ShameAndFailure

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

05-25-2014 16:36:39 | More by ShameAndFailure
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TxHopHead4

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

04-21-2014 23:29:28 | More by TxHopHead4
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Can_has_beer

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

03-22-2014 18:50:28 | More by Can_has_beer
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Qdiver

Texas

5/5  rDev +27.9%

02-13-2014 21:05:21 | More by Qdiver
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cgrunin

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.3%

02-08-2014 01:35:43 | More by cgrunin
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greenspointexas

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

12-14-2013 21:08:47 | More by greenspointexas
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Ford

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.3%

12-08-2013 03:24:56 | More by Ford
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Radome

California

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

11-20-2013 00:43:12 | More by Radome
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Todd

Colorado

4/5  rDev +2.3%

11-19-2013 05:27:30 | More by Todd
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Jason

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.3%

11-19-2013 01:31:59 | More by Jason
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attometer00

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

11-12-2013 21:04:16 | More by attometer00
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StevenLaValley

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

10-31-2013 07:03:03 | More by StevenLaValley
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BMMillsy

Florida

3.93/5  rDev +0.5%

On tap at Seco2d in Austin May 30, but worried this could be an old keg since availability is Dec-Apr. Pours a cloudy orange gold with small head in a tulip glass. Big grapefruit aroma with malty bready backbone. Hops are still there so thats good. Pine prickle up front fades into sweet malt and a lasting bitter on the palate. Massive lacing and a big slick mouthfeel with medium carbonation. Pushes the malt bill of an impy even at only 6%. Pleasantly surprised here. Really been impressed with Live Oak while here in Austin.

10-12-2013 23:37:08 | More by BMMillsy
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HookemHops13

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

09-28-2013 14:10:07 | More by HookemHops13
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kojevergas

Texas

3.35/5  rDev -14.3%

Served on-draught into a pilsner glass at the Local Pub & Patio on Guadalupe St in Austin, Texas. Reviewed from notes. A pitcher cost $10.50

A: No bubble show forms as it's poured.

Pours a one finger wide head of white colour. Nice thickness and creaminess. Body colour is a clear copper of average vibrance. No yeast particles are visible.

Sm: Nectary hop character. Floral, with an edge of pine. Pale malts lend it a sweetness. No yeast or alcohol is detectable. A clean and inviting aroma of mild strength.

T: Has an aggressive hop bitterness with piney, floral, and some nectary hop character. Pale malts give it some sweetness. Nice little balance for what it is. Average depth, duration, and intensity of flavour. I do like it, but the choices of hop don't seem ideal. Doesn't have a unique profile to make it stand out in comparison to other IPAs.

Mf: Smooth and wet. Nicely crisp. Slightly overcarbonated. Suits the flavour profile well in a general sense, but doesn't feel custom-tailored to it. Not oily, hars, gushed, or hot.

Dr: Drinkable and likable, but not exemplary for the style. It's no paragon. I might get it again, but Live Oak does better work. I'm glad I got to try it, but I wouldn't recommend it to friends or trade partners.

B-

09-14-2013 21:32:33 | More by kojevergas
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Live Oak Liberation Ale from Live Oak Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 125 ratings.