Live Oak Roggenbier | Live Oak Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Roggenbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Summer

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Added by UTCengOwl on 06-10-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
79
Reviews:
17
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
10.43%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
9
For Trade:
0
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3.62/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tuck_leepulin
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wayne17
3.16/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of johnyb
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kojevergas
3.15/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of nickfl
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lovely85
3.74/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kylehay2004
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nfkraemer
4.17/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A silky quality rye but missing the special something to push it over the top. Still a very good Austin TX beer to enjoy.

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3.79/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of XicanoBeerRun
3.73/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RossR
4.04/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of ElegantRose
4.69/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This delicious, sessionable rye beer fulfills many, if not all, expectations admirably. The smell, delivered closer to room temperature than usual, gives off esters of maple and caramel, without the 'candy' (ester) that sweeter beers (such as Belgians) tend to promise.

This is one of my favorite sessionable growler beers because it's almost universally agreeable amongst friends. The rye, which can be spicy, is well nuanced and balanced. Live Oak (a wonderful German-style brewery from Austin) delivers quality hefeweizens (and other beers), but this beer is certainly a head above the rest; an excellent sample of what a rye beer can truly be, and do.

I love German beers, and I reserve a fair amount of judgment for each contribution to the category. In conclusion, I would humbly state that if you have the chance to drink this beer, do.

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3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

Photo of Premo88
3.53/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

on tap at the Hay Merchant in Houston on June 23, 2014
poured into 16 oz. pint glass

L: murky brown; off-white/beige head almost 1/3-inch tall and real thick

S: toasted malt ... slight tartness, some slightly sweet fruit; rye?; sour grain ... as it warms, the sour grain shows through a lot -- might be rye?

T: smooth as silk with no hop presence; slight fruit, peach; toasted grain and nutty; almost a smoked fruit taste ... the end result is a lot like a toasted English pale ale

F: almost nitro-like it's so silky; very mild carbonation

O: not bad at all but a bit hard to place with a soft mouthfeel -- different. it tastes like a great alternative for the non-hop crowd and hefeweizen fans; and you for sure get some smokey/toasty flavors in a very easy-drinking vessel

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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Live Oak Roggenbier from Live Oak Brewing Company
3.93 out of 5 based on 79 ratings.
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