Live Oak Pilz | Live Oak Brewing Company

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3.93/5
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275 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Live Oak Brewing Company
Texas, United States
liveoakbrewing.com

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-23-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,926
Reviews:
71
Ratings:
275
pDev:
11.45%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
41
Gots:
33
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 275 |  Reviews: 71
Photo of oriolesfan4
3.76/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
4.47/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jgbiggs
4.16/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of duceswild
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of oline73
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ryannotbryan
3.62/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SveNss0N
4.2/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of stephenjmoore
4.24/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of devilfluff
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rspauldi
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.78/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

this is the same exact direction most craft pils is going in these days, much hoppier than what most of us are used to in the import selections that have been around awhile. this one is no different than the trend, spiked with traditional and regionally appropriate hop strains no doubt, but dosed to please the american hop lovers palate. mostly grassy vegetal bitterness in terms of how it tastes, so it can still appeal to the lager drinker too, its not so polarizing as some have been, its still well within range for the style, but its bold enough to be both hearty and interesting, despite this one staying on the lower side of the abv spectrum. this is really drinkable still, despite all its flavor, and doesnt incorporate a whole lot of body. big time carbonation is on point for the style. a really versatile beer with food, from cured meats to funky cheese to fresh seafood and even something spicy, this beer has a lot of culinary applications. perhaps not the most amazing pils out there, and not even close to as good as their hefe, but this is a really tasty and serviceable beer from live oak. well done overall.

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Photo of Fabiand
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dwalkup
3.87/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Stinger80OH
3.62/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TravisMorey
4.57/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of beergorrilla
4.02/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zaphog
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Magery
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mendvicdog
3.71/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thatche2
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz can into a pilsner glass. Appearance is light copper in color and fairly transparent with one finger thick head. This beer drinks like a classic pilsner ... clean, crisp and refreshing. Well done Live Oak.

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Photo of JonCaruana
3.66/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bluesyasian
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hollywood_15063
3.87/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kkarimi
4.02/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cgrunin
3.8/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Live Oak Pilz from Live Oak Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 275 ratings
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