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Live Oak Roggenbier - Live Oak Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

65 Ratings
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Ratings: 65
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.83%
Wants: 13
Gots: 5 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Big_Dave, Aug 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

StArnoldFan, Aug 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

TX-Badger, Aug 05, 2014
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4.69/5  rDev +18.1%

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.

ElegantRose, Jul 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

smakawhat, Jul 06, 2014
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3.53/5  rDev -11.1%

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

Premo88, Jul 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Dicers, Jun 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

ThurmondTX, May 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

JamLand, May 08, 2014
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Karibourgeois, Mar 09, 2014
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SvenHayden, Feb 10, 2014
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kvgomps, Jan 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Monkeypuker, Dec 24, 2013
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greenspointexas, Dec 14, 2013
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StevenLaValley, Oct 31, 2013
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attometer00, Oct 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Jame515, Sep 12, 2013
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PaulUH, Sep 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

awalsh, Sep 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

MattSweatshirt, Aug 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

abex44, Aug 15, 2013
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brandon911, Aug 11, 2013
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JohnBender, Jul 13, 2013
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Tiernan, Jul 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Danielbt, Feb 28, 2013
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Live Oak Roggenbier from Live Oak Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 65 ratings.