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Live Oak Oaktoberfest | Live Oak Brewing Company

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3.87/5
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150 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Fall

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-18-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,930
Reviews:
39
Ratings:
150
pDev:
10.34%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
15
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 150 |  Reviews: 39
Reviews by beerdiablo:
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4.32/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

“Don’t look for Live Oak at 7-11 anytime soon” remarked brewer Chip McElroy when asked if his draught only offerings were going to be bottled.

Focus is a good thing.

Live Oak does German styles well and their Oaktoberfest is no exception.
Good malt body with hints of caramel supporting the higher ABV. Enjoy the finish as the hops come in to balance the experience.

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More User Reviews:
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

Photo of Mora2000
3.88/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Addison Flying Saucer.

The beer pours a reddish-amber color with a white head. The aroma is classic Marzen. I get a whole lot of toffee and bread as well as some grapes - which I get in almost every German lager. The flavor is more of the same with a ton of malt. This is a malt bomb of a beer. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Another very nice beer from Live Oak.

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of whoneeds8
3.91/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass Orange with a thin white head. Good lacing all the way down.

I was in a bar, so my already weak nose can't give a review of this.

The taste was full of malts with a nice orange spice. The end of the palatte had a nice hop bitterness to finish.

The body was very full for the style which was a nice bonus.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3/5  rDev -22.5%

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5/5  rDev +29.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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5/5  rDev +29.2%

Photo of maxwere
4.63/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Best Octoberfest I have ever had (probably due to freshness). It had about a half inch head that lingered for 5 minutes or. (I took my time) I have never seen a head like that on a lager style beer. Fairly strong okfest, ABV wise... I would guess %6-7.

There was a lot going on flavor wise. As the beer warmed a little, the flavor of apples an other fruits became more prominant... Live Oak has got to start bottling!

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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3.87/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of needMIbeer
3.96/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of Fuhrman
3.08/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a pint glass. Looks great, good aroma. Seems like it would have more taste in the spices, but has a basic characteristic taste with a quick finish. Also tastes slightly soapy from the keg. Stop ordering that.

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Photo of Thanx4AllDaFish
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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Live Oak Oaktoberfest from Live Oak Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 150 ratings
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