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Live Oak Schwarzbier - Live Oak Brewing Company

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88
very good

58 Ratings
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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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kjkinsey

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

03-17-2012 22:04:43 | More by kjkinsey
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

04-25-2012 21:24:19 | More by Texasfan549
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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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mendvicdog

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

01-28-2013 02:15:02 | More by mendvicdog
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champ103

Texas

4.15/5  rDev +4.8%

On tap at Beavers in Houston.

A: Pours a dark brown, nearly black color with some ruby highlights around the edges. A one finger tan head forms with and leaves some patchy lace.
S: Toasted malts, bread and biscuit. Lingering hops and lagerish yeast. Simple but very nice.
T: Again, simple but very nice. Toasted malts, bread and biscuit. Light toffee sweetness, and a lingering bitterness.
M/D: A light to medium body with excellent carbonation. Very smooth, crisp, and ultra clean. So easy to drink. All day with this one.

Another excellent German interpretation form Live Oak. Maybe the bet non German brewery making German beer in the US. Get some if you see it.

03-08-2012 01:49:51 | More by champ103
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Gagnonsux

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

06-12-2013 00:30:10 | More by Gagnonsux
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crobinso

Colorado

4/5  rDev +1%

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

Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

05-04-2014 17:05:38 | More by jheezee
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duff247

Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

05-29-2012 03:48:49 | More by duff247
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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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zonker17

Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

04-29-2014 16:40:13 | More by zonker17
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Jame515

Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

09-12-2013 00:13:14 | More by Jame515
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JohnBender

Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

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

Texas

4.53/5  rDev +14.4%

This pours a roasty tan-brown color, like a dark, fizzy cola. Actually, fizzy is not too far off from the mark here in describing the way the foam bubbled up then quickly died down.
I get a nuanced roasty aroma that’s on the light side, with a wonderful caramel malt profile coming across. The flavor has a nice roast profile to it as well, with a light hop bittering and a delectable body. This lacks the cloyingly sweet flavor and heavy body that I find unwanted in my Schwarzbier —yet there’s just enough sweetness to round it out and a flavor which holds up even as it warms. Wonderful! Perhaps the closest beer to a Death & Taxes I’ve had in Texas. Bravo, Live Oak, bravo.

05-09-2012 21:49:11 | More by elNopalero
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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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monitorpop

Michigan

4/5  rDev +1%

03-13-2013 05:50:38 | More by monitorpop
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phishbone23

New York

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

01-23-2013 19:49:44 | More by phishbone23
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -49.5%

08-02-2012 03:00:07 | More by TheBigBoy
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MattSweatshirt

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

03-20-2014 19:42:22 | More by MattSweatshirt
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gshackles

New York

4/5  rDev +1%

04-19-2013 00:56:03 | More by gshackles
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zbooks

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

03-24-2012 22:40:40 | More by zbooks
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bundy462

Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

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

Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

07-01-2014 00:03:09 | More by ChaseTheAce
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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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Live Oak Schwarzbier from Live Oak Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 58 ratings.