Live Oak Primus Weizenbock - Live Oak Brewing Company

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Live Oak Primus WeizenbockLive Oak Primus Weizenbock

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

202 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 202
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.07%
Wants: 47
Gots: 8 | 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:
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(Beer added by: wagenvolks on 11-24-2008)
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours out a murky brown with a thin head. Smells of dark, caramel malts, and a huge punch of hefe yeast: lots of banana, but overwhelmingly clove-y. Flavor is classic weizenbock: banana nut bread, slight booze, yeasty esters and phenols. Clove is the strongest player here. Sweet finish. Mouthfeel is full and a bit sticky with some stinging carbonation. Awesome example of a weizenbock. Hard to believe this was made in the US.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The Primus poured a an opaque deep rich amber brown with a huge fluffy tan head. The aroma was pure bubblegum banana bliss that hit all the perfect hefeweizen notes along with the spicy yeast and slight bits of sweet pear underneath. The taste was sublime and the mouthfeel was rich and creamy and all that I want in a weizenbock. The bubblegum and banana flavors dominated along with the yeast and strong hefeweizen spice notes that were expertly balanced. The Primus has to be on of the best Weizenbocks I have had and second only to Aventinus (although it is a Weizen Doppelbock) and my favorite Live Oak beer. This rich, creamy, satisfying brew was a real treat and something to look forward to every year.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served on tap into a shaker glass.

A- Poured a murky brown with off-white frothy head that left no lacing.

S- Big pear, bubblegum, green apple, and some spicy yeast notes in the aroma.

T- Big pear, bubblegum, green apple, clove, spice notes, bready malt, and banana. Lots of clove and spice notes especially on the finish.

M- Prickly carbonation, smooth, dry, medium to fuller bodied, quite a big alcohol warming.

O- A great weizenbock that at some times reminded me of an awesome apple pie with nice sweet and baking spice notes. A really complex beer that revealed a lot of different layers.

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Live Oak Primus Weizenbock from Live Oak Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 202 ratings.