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Live Oak Primus Weizenbock - Live Oak Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

177 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 177
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.3%
Wants: 41
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Live Oak Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Weizenbock |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: wagenvolks on 11-24-2008)
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4DAloveofSTOUT

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

01-30-2014 06:58:22 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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duff247

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -18%

12-18-2011 06:32:42 | More by duff247
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Todd

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

11-19-2013 05:28:02 | More by Todd
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JamLand

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-02-2013 02:30:46 | More by JamLand
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egrace84

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

01-30-2014 01:55:35 | More by egrace84
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armock

New York

4.22/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Poured a dark brown color with a tan head that leaves lacing behind

S - Is of bananas and clove in the nose

T - Has a slightly sweet malt with banana and clove flavor

M - This beer has a fuller body with medium carbonation to it

D - I enjoyed this beer a lot it has a very good taste making it so I could drink more of these than I should worth getting to try if you see it on tap

Serving type: on-tap

02-01-2010 20:03:13 | More by armock
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TX-Badger

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -18%

06-05-2014 23:20:49 | More by TX-Badger
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zonker17

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.3%

11-22-2013 05:00:19 | More by zonker17
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elNopalero

Texas

4.05/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This pours a murky/cloudy dark brown, with low foam. A bubblegummy banana aroma that’s complemented on the palate. It’s tangy, malty, caramelly sweet with a banana flavor. Smooth and sweet with a tangy finish—and deceptive at 8+% abv. Why isn’t this used in bbq sauce? Another good one from the folks at Live Oak.

Serving type: on-tap

02-16-2012 16:58:18 | More by elNopalero
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Jame515

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

09-12-2013 00:10:04 | More by Jame515
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JohnBender

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

12-09-2012 02:27:58 | More by JohnBender
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BeerHunter76

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.3%

12-04-2012 03:59:36 | More by BeerHunter76
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augustgarage

California

4.05/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Endless thanks to gawnphishin for the growler fill - this seems a good subject for review #600. Poured into my Aventinus weizen glass.

Dark brown liquid with hints of cordovan - when held to a light, it is revealed as clear with fulvous highlights. Very slight head despite a vigorous pour - more likely a fault of the serving type, though this is still quite fresh.

The second I turned the cap I knew the aroma was a perfect score. Incredible depth of melanoidins, malt, dates and plums along with red banana and a breath of nutmeg-like phenols.

Very bready palate entry, though there is a slight metallic note as well. A fair amount of spice follows, not to mention alcohol. Jammy, bubble-gum, sugar cookie, and prune flavors flicker in and out of view as well. The finish re-iterates all that has come before along with more bread and just a hint of peppercorn. My g/f, detected a touch of vinegar, though I didn't find this...

The ABV seems a little exaggerated; also, this is rather flat, though again, this is more likely the serving type at fault.

Strong, melanoidin-rich, fruity, big wheat beer - perfect to warm you up on a cold night. While imperfect, this is up there with Howling Wolf weizenbock on my list of great domestic examples of the style.

Serving type: growler

02-21-2011 05:20:34 | More by augustgarage
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -18%

05-23-2013 02:21:27 | More by mikeincharleston
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bbadger

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

12-07-2013 20:09:39 | More by bbadger
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brandon911

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.3%

05-15-2014 14:27:01 | More by brandon911
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greenspointexas

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

12-14-2013 21:10:43 | More by greenspointexas
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HaveUSeenMyCellar

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

12-27-2013 02:49:47 | More by HaveUSeenMyCellar
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Danobold

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

11-23-2012 04:54:45 | More by Danobold
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PhatAtUT

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

11-21-2011 21:24:46 | More by PhatAtUT
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kvgomps

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

01-24-2014 00:35:00 | More by kvgomps
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csfcmitchell

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

09-16-2013 15:34:27 | More by csfcmitchell
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phishbone23

New York

5/5  rDev +17.1%

01-23-2013 13:19:30 | More by phishbone23
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jujubeast6000

Texas

3.15/5  rDev -26.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed 1/3/2009 (Tap @ Flying Saucer, Houston, TX):

Pours a dark red brown color body. Smallish head, creamy and tan. Very strong ripe aroma, some spiciness. Almost all bananas. Creamy softly carbonated palate. A nice fruit cocktail and banana taste.. Strong banana taste, like in the nose.

Serving type: on-tap

01-15-2009 04:08:10 | More by jujubeast6000
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stephens101

Oklahoma

3.85/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at my favorite Austin beer haunt the Draughthouse. All nice and properly filled the to the rim with a murky brown brew topped by a tan head. Sweet and malty to the nose, and that's about all I gather in that regard. Tastes big and sweet up front with a nice batch of grapes, bananas, some nutmeg, some cardomom and a far off woodiness. Medium bodied and lightly carbonated. Big and sweet but not cloying with just enough notes of balance to keep you singing a sweet tune in the live music capital of the world.

Serving type: on-tap

02-21-2011 00:29:41 | More by stephens101
Live Oak Primus Weizenbock from Live Oak Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 177 ratings.