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Live Oak Schwarzbier - Live Oak Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

58 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 58
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.87%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Live Oak Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
30 IBU

(Beer added by: Kornoms on 02-29-2012)
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Reviews by tubeyes:
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tubeyes

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

04-22-2014 15:51:16 | More by tubeyes
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Mora2000

Texas

3.58/5  rDev -9.6%

On tap at Vickery Park in Plano.

The beer pours a black color with a tan head. The aroma has a lot of roasted malt, as well as some very light smoke and some light chocolate. The flavor is similar. I get a lot of roasted malt, as well as some chalky, powdery chocolate and some grain notes. The beer is fairly dry. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

04-14-2012 03:50:40 | More by Mora2000
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awalsh

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

04-09-2013 16:23:27 | More by awalsh
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javlin624

Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

08-02-2014 15:39:56 | More by javlin624
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jheezee

Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

05-04-2014 17:05:38 | More by jheezee
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Dwtucker90

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

03-07-2013 05:53:03 | More by Dwtucker90
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zonker17

Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

04-29-2014 16:40:13 | More by zonker17
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JamLand

Hawaii

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

06-16-2013 21:35:11 | More by JamLand
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mcdsports

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

06-13-2013 04:49:29 | More by mcdsports
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TheStashRide

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

10-08-2012 00:21:49 | More by TheStashRide
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Slaw


4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

03-11-2012 03:49:12 | More by Slaw
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

01-28-2013 02:15:02 | More by mendvicdog
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StevenLaValley

Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

10-31-2013 07:07:34 | More by StevenLaValley
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Dajtai007

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

This has to be the best drinking Black Lager in Texas. I literally pounded back a pint of this the other day. It was like I just got done running a 5K and slammed a gatorade. One of the most session-able beers I've had in a while. Well done, but I'm not surprised, Live Oak makes some of the finest beers in TX.

03-27-2013 00:39:30 | More by Dajtai007
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blastoderm55

Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

06-15-2014 03:50:42 | More by blastoderm55
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bundy462

Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

05-05-2013 06:05:45 | More by bundy462
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JohnBender

Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

04-10-2014 00:34:17 | More by JohnBender
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Enygma

Minnesota

4.9/5  rDev +23.7%

A friend brought a growler of this by. Pretty fantastic overall.

Pours very dark brown to black, hints of deep red when held up to the light. Very nice clarity.

Lots of malt on the nose, not much discernible by way of hops, but that's as it should be. A little toasty and biscuity notes cmoe through.

Taste is great. Good malty backbone with a well-balanced amount of hops as well. Roasty flavors come through on the back end and it provides a remarkably clean finish.

Mouthfeel is great all the way down, smooth and well carbonated.

Overall I could drink this beer all day and was disappointed to only have one growler to split.

03-09-2012 00:16:40 | More by Enygma
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crobinso

Colorado

4/5  rDev +1%

04-20-2014 19:16:47 | More by crobinso
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greenspointexas

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

12-14-2013 21:11:11 | More by greenspointexas
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ChaseTheAce

Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

07-01-2014 00:03:09 | More by ChaseTheAce
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rua2006

Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

07-22-2014 00:39:27 | More by rua2006
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FrizWhiz

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

03-07-2014 23:17:09 | More by FrizWhiz
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Ford

Texas

4.61/5  rDev +16.4%

On tap at Nobi Public House in Webster, Texas.

Wow. Live Oak does it again. This is the 4th beer of theirs I have tried and all have been great.

Primus is still my favorite, but I believe I like this more than their Hefe.. which is high praise indeed. Their Pilsner is very good, but my least favorite.

I'm new to this style, so I don't have any way to compare it to any other versions..but I look forward to trying some different ones in the future. All in all... I love Live Oak.

03-01-2013 03:19:01 | More by Ford
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -49.5%

08-02-2012 03:00:07 | More by TheBigBoy
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Live Oak Schwarzbier from Live Oak Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 58 ratings.