Live Oak HefeWeizen | Live Oak Brewing Company

Live Oak HefeWeizenLive Oak HefeWeizen
1,644 Ratings
Live Oak HefeWeizenLive Oak HefeWeizen

Brewed by:
Live Oak Brewing Company
Texas, United States

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-07-2003

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Great hefe! One of my favs! Has a good orange taste

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

famous for a reason, this is perhaps the best hefeweizen made on american soil, and if it isnt, i want to taste whats better. its so light and flavorful, truly an all day drinker, and quite authentic too. its super light in color, almost watery looking yellow, and with a smaller head than the german ones that froth all down the edges of the glass, but by no means flat. the nose is so much more than banana clove, although thats definitely going on here. the wheat malt is aromatic and flavorful for its real pale cloudy color, and the fruit of the yeast goes well beyond banana to pear and light green apple, even green grape. the spice aspect is lesser, more of a general allspice thing rather than clove, which works well for me, it keeps it light. carbonation is ample, and the finish is clean for how fruity the yeast is. i could drink ten or more of these and like each one just as much. maybe just a bit light in body for me, could use a touch more meat, but its hard to think about changing anything here. who says old world styles dont rank anymore? this is killer!

edit: just had this in a can for the first time and oh my goodness, even better than the draft experience i had. quite possibly the very best hefe i have ever had. not changing original scores here, but this is flawless. i could (and would very much like to) drink 20 of these...

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Live Oak HefeWeizen from Live Oak Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.35 out of 5 with 1,644 ratings
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