Live Oak HefeWeizen | Live Oak Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-07-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,623
Reviews:
455
Avg:
4.36
pDev:
9.4%
 
 
Wants:
789
Gots:
251
For Trade:
9
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Photo of Austin_M
3.25/5  rDev -25.5%

Photo of dustyonbass
3.25/5  rDev -25.5%

Photo of HopHead84
3.25/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

8/13/2011

Growler shared by Matt. Thanks!

A: Hazy straw color with a mountainous white head. Lacing is scattered.

S: Tons of clove, an overwhelming  amount. Faint banana and wheat. The clove is too powerful, making this sort of one note.

T: Even more clove than in the aroma, sort of dominating. Light banana. Some wheat. Too much clove.

M: Light body with high carbonation. 

Overall: Not as good as remembered. The clove is overwhelming. I liked this a lot more when I had it in 2008.

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Photo of Bagman007
3.25/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Served on tap with a lemon poured into a pint glass.

A- Pale yellow coloring with not much head.

S- Had a somewhat lemon, citrus smell to it even before I put the lemon in it.

T- Not the best of this type I have ever had. A little too bitter, just not really a good blend here. Not as overpowering as a lot of hefeweizen's.

M- A little bitter, perhaps too much of a citrus taste.

D- Drinkable than a lot of beers of this time, but I wouldn't have more than 3 in a sitting.

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Photo of hannydawg
3.25/5  rDev -25.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -25.5%

Photo of MOVERTON1284
3.25/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

This does nothing for me. Aroma smells like smoke, is it smoked malts? I have had much better beers in this style. Not sure how this is in the Top 250.

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Photo of DeadWalkerAir
3.33/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.34/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

32 oz. growler poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Hazy. Medium white head. Golden body.

Smell - Spicy. Wow. Super phenolic. Clove. Spice. Intense. Some pale malts.

Taste - Wheat. Doughy malts. Spice builds quickly. Intense phenolic spice. More clove than banana.

Mouthfeel - Well carbonated. Medium body.

Overall - Well made, but really spicy.

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Photo of farnold
3.37/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Roze
3.4/5  rDev -22%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Onslow
3.4/5  rDev -22%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Birthday! .... Quite tangy 4 a hefeweizen ... very refreshing ... is a peach juice colour .. lacing is over average ... hate to say it but might benefit from a lemon wedge?!?! ... decent but fresh ... i will have this again because I know this is better than my score..

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Photo of MrMcGibblets
3.46/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

glad i got the chance to try this without having to trade for it. looks like your typical hefeweizen. aroma was muted, some graininess. taste and mouthfeel were your typical hefeweizen. nice body for the abv. i just don't get why this is rated so much higher than others of the style, it's just a standard hefeweizen, any fresh one of the style would compare.
many thanks to whoever shared this growler at the alewatcher/oreo tasting.

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Photo of jzeller07
3.46/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dubinsky
3.48/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to turfy for hooking this one up in a trade.

A - Pours very hazy golden straw yellow with virtually no head. Maybe a half fingers worth of a white head which receded very quickly leaving some slight lacing behind.

S - The smell is supper mild, with coriander, cloves and a hint of banana. Some wheat is also present. Pleasant smell, just not very strong so there's not too much to report.

T - Initially the taste was rather subdued as was the aroma, however my second helping to this beer was very different. I'm tasting coriander, ripe banana and some pepperiness which i cant put my finger on. This is reminiscent of Ale industries Orange Shush.

M - Since it was in a growler for several days before it got to me, this beer was not the most carbonated, but it wasn't too bad. The mouth-feel was fairly thick and creamy for the style. Perhaps the wheat gave it some graininess.

D -This beer is very drinkable, both because of the body and because of the low abv.

If i'm being honest, this is not the best hefe i've had. I was very excited to try it, but was a bit let down. If i ever travel to Austin i will get this one fresh and perhaps up my review

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Photo of Dface
3.5/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ipa247
3.5/5  rDev -19.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -19.7%

Photo of Desp59
3.5/5  rDev -19.7%

Photo of Dave_Treat
3.5/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mportnoy
3.5/5  rDev -19.7%

Photo of Deadlyseamonkey
3.5/5  rDev -19.7%

Photo of SicemWT
3.5/5  rDev -19.7%

Photo of Stoutsman
3.5/5  rDev -19.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -19.7%

Live Oak HefeWeizen from Live Oak Brewing Company
4.36 out of 5 based on 1,623 ratings.
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