Live Oak Pilz | Live Oak Brewing Company

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269 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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-23-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
269
Reviews:
69
Avg:
3.99
pDev:
11.53%
 
 
Wants:
42
Gots:
31
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 269 |  Reviews: 69
Photo of kds2437
3.53/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Stevedore
3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz can, served in a pint glass.

Pours a mildly cloudy, otherwise clear golden orange body, one finger white head, fair retention, minimal lacing, thin film. Kind of flimsy of an appearance, to be honest. Smells of crisp bread, grain, light floral notes, fair amount of grassiness, minerals. Standard Czech pils profile. Flavour follows, but there is more grassy bitterness notable on the finish, which is great. Brings more balance and fair bit of complexity into this pilsner. Bread, floral, touch of honeyed biscuit. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, good carbonation, substantial yet very easy to drink. This one disappears a touch too quickly! Moderate grassy bitterness on the finish. A solid Czech pils, good for the style.

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Photo of ECShepherd
3.46/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MaddDogg84
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of allengarvin
4.19/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Very light gold, bright and clear, with a tall, airy head of froth.
S: Nice floral hop aroma, with a touch of grainy malt.
T: Fine mix of floral, earthy bitterness and smooth malt, exactly what I look for in a good Bohemian pils. Very clean yeast profile, just the basics, really. Well-done.
M: Lots of carbonation, nice neutral but spritzy mouthfeel.
O: Top notchpilsner.

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Photo of Kuges
3.84/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nazzz
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dreynolds1808
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NolaHopHead
3.77/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz can. Solid pils with lots of flavor, touch of banana and coriander behind sweet Pilsner malt and grassy hops. Semi slick feel with a dry grassy bitter finish.

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Photo of monk2021
3.44/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stakem
3.62/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Can into a stange appears clear pale yellow with a rich 3+ finger cap that fades leaving stringy lace.

Aroma is grassy with hops with some sweet/fresh cereal grains and a touch of mineral character.

Taste is grassy with hops and a slight cereal grain flavor that is more husky than sweet. A touch of corn, sulfur and buttery diacetyl.

This is light in body with modest carbonation. Quite crisp and easy drinking. Per style its pretty good.

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Photo of Tuck_leepulin
4.3/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jodio
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sd123
3.9/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CavemanRamblin
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of _drummer_
4.02/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Quality Pilsner. Light golden color, fair amount of carbonation with a decent foam head. The flavor is typical of a Pilsner though with a bit more hops. Pick this one up.

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Photo of Eziel
4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GreatStoutman
3.84/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mateo2699
4.02/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OnryAndMean
3.9/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of PassMeAZima
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BKotch
4.19/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dogleg
4.27/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of needMIbeer
4.21/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.76/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Live Oak Pilz from Live Oak Brewing Company
3.99 out of 5 based on 269 ratings.
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