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Live Oak Roggenbier - Live Oak Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

62 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 62
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 13
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Live Oak Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Roggenbier |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UTCengOwl on 06-10-2011)
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Reviews by elNopalero:
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elNopalero

Texas

4.18/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

on draught, poured with absolutely no head/foam. Very very thin layer, like a lace of lacing. A cloudy light molasses color, like amber honey. unfiltered? Not picking up a whole lot on the nose. But the taste! Wow! The rye bursts through. Such a great taste, such a great rye profile. There’s a smoothness to this beer that is met with the rye spiciness, and a clean finish. It could go wrong in so many ways but doesn’t. (if it was chewy I don’t think id enjoy it as much. And its not overly sweet either.) great mouthfeel, the rye dominates & it shines. Another beer I wish was bottled or made its way to San Anto. I’ve never tasted such a rye forward beer before. Usually they seem to be blends, like a ryePA.

Serving type: on-tap

09-11-2011 21:56:31 | More by elNopalero
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ElegantRose

Texas

4.69/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This delicious, sessionable rye beer fulfills many, if not all, expectations admirably. The smell, delivered closer to room temperature than usual, gives off esters of maple and caramel, without the 'candy' (ester) that sweeter beers (such as Belgians) tend to promise.

This is one of my favorite sessionable growler beers because it's almost universally agreeable amongst friends. The rye, which can be spicy, is well nuanced and balanced. Live Oak (a wonderful German-style brewery from Austin) delivers quality hefeweizens (and other beers), but this beer is certainly a head above the rest; an excellent sample of what a rye beer can truly be, and do.

I love German beers, and I reserve a fair amount of judgment for each contribution to the category. In conclusion, I would humbly state that if you have the chance to drink this beer, do.

Serving type: growler

07-09-2014 20:32:04 | More by ElegantRose
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

07-06-2014 19:28:03 | More by smakawhat
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Premo88

Texas

3.53/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

on tap at the Hay Merchant in Houston on June 23, 2014
poured into 16 oz. pint glass

L: murky brown; off-white/beige head almost 1/3-inch tall and real thick

S: toasted malt ... slight tartness, some slightly sweet fruit; rye?; sour grain ... as it warms, the sour grain shows through a lot -- might be rye?

T: smooth as silk with no hop presence; slight fruit, peach; toasted grain and nutty; almost a smoked fruit taste ... the end result is a lot like a toasted English pale ale

F: almost nitro-like it's so silky; very mild carbonation

O: not bad at all but a bit hard to place with a soft mouthfeel -- different. it tastes like a great alternative for the non-hop crowd and hefeweizen fans; and you for sure get some smokey/toasty flavors in a very easy-drinking vessel

Serving type: on-tap

07-05-2014 06:04:01 | More by Premo88
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Dicers

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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ThurmondTX

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

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JamLand

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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Karibourgeois

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.8%

03-09-2014 00:13:25 | More by Karibourgeois
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SvenHayden

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

02-10-2014 04:32:57 | More by SvenHayden
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kvgomps

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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Monkeypuker

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

12-24-2013 04:38:15 | More by Monkeypuker
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greenspointexas

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.8%

12-14-2013 21:10:54 | More by greenspointexas
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StevenLaValley

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

10-31-2013 07:06:46 | More by StevenLaValley
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attometer00

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.8%

10-28-2013 23:59:16 | More by attometer00
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Jame515

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.8%

09-12-2013 00:10:35 | More by Jame515
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PaulUH

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

09-08-2013 21:36:00 | More by PaulUH
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awalsh

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

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MattSweatshirt

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

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abex44

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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brandon911

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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JohnBender

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

07-13-2013 05:27:01 | More by JohnBender
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Tiernan

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

07-10-2013 04:55:14 | More by Tiernan
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Danielbt

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.8%

02-28-2013 15:51:01 | More by Danielbt
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phishbone23

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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spycow

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

01-12-2013 19:42:23 | More by spycow
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Live Oak Roggenbier from Live Oak Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 62 ratings.