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Live Oak Big Bark Amber Lager - Live Oak Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

161 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 161
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 10.24%
Wants: 5
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Live Oak Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Pegasus on 04-30-2003)
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javlin624

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

12-17-2013 01:17:41 | More by javlin624
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greenspointexas

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

12-14-2013 21:08:10 | More by greenspointexas
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ldookmariot

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

11-24-2013 15:21:18 | More by ldookmariot
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Todd

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

11-19-2013 05:26:27 | More by Todd
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

11-19-2013 01:29:43 | More by Jason
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CoolEthan

California

3/5  rDev -19.1%

11-15-2013 01:20:00 | More by CoolEthan
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strangebrew1981

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.8%

11-13-2013 01:10:42 | More by strangebrew1981
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2dogbrew

Virginia

3/5  rDev -19.1%

11-06-2013 04:03:33 | More by 2dogbrew
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StevenLaValley

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

10-31-2013 06:58:15 | More by StevenLaValley
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jesterkingbeer

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

09-24-2013 02:41:52 | More by jesterkingbeer
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kojevergas

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -25.9%

Served on-draught into a pilsner glass at Stubbs BBQ here in Austin, Texas. Reviewed from notes taken a few weeks back. This was my first Live Oak beer. Reviewed as an amber lager because it identifies as such.

A: No bubble show.

Pours no head whatsoever. Body colour is a clear pilsner yellow/straw yellow. No yeast particles are visible. Not at all amber in colour, and frankly it's not much to look at. Vibrance is average.

Sm: Pilsner malts and clean barley are the only notes my broken nose detects. All apologies, lads. No yeast or alcohol is detectable. Bland and boring. A light aroma.

T/Mf: Crisp as hell. Spring water, clean barley, pilsner malts, straw. Any hopping is purely preservative. Painfully simple, and in no way an amber (whether ale or lager). It doesn't even resemble a Vienna lager. Boring and bland, but approachable I guess. No yeast or alcohol comes through. No complexity or subtlety here.

Smooth, wet, sharp, and a biteen biting. Too heavy on the palate for the style. Has a decent body. Doesn't complement the flavour profile well.

Dr: Downable but disappointing, especially for my first Live Oak beer. I wouldn't get it again. I'm hoping this is just a fluke; I was really looking forward to trying Live Oak beers while living in Austin. Boring and bland, but kind of refreshing. Enjoyable but generic. Lacks real character; uninspired.

High C-

09-13-2013 23:28:10 | More by kojevergas
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Jame515

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

09-12-2013 00:07:11 | More by Jame515
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gartlesby

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

08-13-2013 23:52:17 | More by gartlesby
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jkoogler

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

07-26-2013 02:46:02 | More by jkoogler
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JohnBender

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

07-25-2013 02:47:32 | More by JohnBender
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

4.11/5  rDev +10.8%

On draft at The Flying Saucer in San Antonio, TX.

The beer is amber hued with a half inch of head. Aromas of lager yeast, light fruity character, a touch of bread / grain. Fresh, really smooth on the palate and well balanced. Easy to drink and enjoy. Refreshing on a warm summer day. I sat outside and alternated between this and Live Oak Hefe, both tasty brews. Definitely above average for the style. I normally don't enjoy amber lagers this much. I would definitely have this again.

07-15-2013 01:06:21 | More by Huhzubendah
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TOP

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

07-14-2013 00:43:22 | More by TOP
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crisis44

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

07-11-2013 21:00:07 | More by crisis44
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Fakexican

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.8%

07-05-2013 05:27:12 | More by Fakexican
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hsus0225

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

06-30-2013 05:36:18 | More by hsus0225
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JamLand

Hawaii

4/5  rDev +7.8%

06-28-2013 22:32:47 | More by JamLand
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Bearman13

Texas

3/5  rDev -19.1%

05-28-2013 23:38:58 | More by Bearman13
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pauldevay

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.8%

05-21-2013 18:37:56 | More by pauldevay
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FrizWhiz

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

05-10-2013 02:32:02 | More by FrizWhiz
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tubeyes

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

05-06-2013 23:16:36 | More by tubeyes
Live Oak Big Bark Amber Lager from Live Oak Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 161 ratings.