Live Oak HefeWeizen | Live Oak Brewing Company

Live Oak HefeWeizenLive Oak HefeWeizen
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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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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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4.53/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer truly changed my beer drinking life. Prior to my move to Austin I was not a hefe guy. I didn't like wheat beers at all really but the Live Oak Hefe, well that and the 100 degree Texas heat, turned it all around.

One of the first episodes of Locapour features the Live Oak Hefe:

As you'll see the beer's color is a work of art. The smell is heavenly and the taste is unmistakable. I highly recommend you try it.

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3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

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5/5  rDev +14.9%

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4/5  rDev -8%

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5/5  rDev +14.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

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4/5  rDev -8%

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4.17/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

Poured into Lagunitas Pint
Growler was shipped from Dallas, Texas...leaked about 1/5 contents during shipping

A - Yellow, Hazy, almost no head when poured, slight white ring persistent. This Growler leaked more than I thought and I attribute the lack of head to the loss of carbonation during shipping.

S - Medium Clove on the front end, moderate lemony grassy notes towards middle and slight banana on the back end.

T - Med-High Banana take over the palate and leaves a slight clove aftertaste, but still dominated by bananas. There is a flash of medium sweet tartness as you swallow that compliment all the flavors present. Yeast is amazing and well-fermented. Complex flavors dance all over the palate and finishes moderately dry, but very clean.

M - Medium Body, Slight to Moderately Carbonation, Slightly creamy, Very Crisp Finish.

O - Not a fan of Hefeweizens at all, but find myself in love with this one. Absolutely the best Hefeweizen I have tasted and needs to be on your must try list if you have yet to partake. You will not be disappointed.

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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.95/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poures at Old School in Austin. Hazy bright yellow with a small head. Wheaty, yeasty, lemony banana aroma. Crisp banana yeast with serious sweetness and lots of body for the style. Very flavorful hefe. Medium mouthfeel with heavy carbonation that lightens up the brew nicely. Refreshing and very good brew. Impressed that they can do a German style so nicely out in Texas.

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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

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5/5  rDev +14.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

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4.17/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Umami Mia's Pizzeria Austin TX. Menu said 12 IBU. Nice outdoor patio watching the wierdos go by on Barton Springs Road. Excellent pizza.

A: Pint glass, not a lot of head when I got it, ring around the edge persisted. Hazy yellow.

S: Classic hefe sweet banana.

T: Malty banana bread like.

M: Smooth and slightly syrupy in a hefe-like way.

O: 2nd best hefe I've had. Excellent pizza beer. Unless I'm really in the mood for something else I'll get this when I go back. Wondering if it would be even better in the bottle.

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4/5  rDev -8%

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3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

Live Oak HefeWeizen from Live Oak Brewing Company
Beer rating: 94.8% out of 100 with 1,642 ratings
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