Live Oak Liberation Ale
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With about 6.0% ABV, this one will surely warm the olí gullet during a cold central Texas winter - both days! Our India Pale Ale (IPA) is light in color and strong in hop character. Dry hopping with Cascade hops, gives this winter favorite a delicious citrus note reminiscent of a Texas Ruby Red. Yes, itís warming but you donít need to be huddled around the furnace to enjoy this one! IPA fans really love this ale during a beautiful Texas winter on the porch or indoors. Available December - April.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ozarkspops (368) - - APR 20, 2013
Mostly clear orange copper pour. Medium white head with good lacing. Lots of citrus in the aroma. Some floral notes to it too. Flavor is also heavy with grapefruit and other citrus flavors. Mild malt caramel sweetness. Clean finish. Not very bitter or dry. ---Rated via iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NachlamSie (2883) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 16, 2014
Pint at Shady Grove. Pours cloudy orange with a small head. Aroma is grassy, caramelly, with weird rubber-hose type notes. This actually smells and tastes a lot like the last pale ale I made. Curious to dig on the recipe and see whatís going on. The flavor is decent, grassy citrusy hops on a sweet malt base. Itís got that same rubber/bandage type quality, though not egregious. Itís not quite as hoppy as your standard American IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
deyholla (7482) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 23, 2014
On tap. Pours a clear amber gold with a tan head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma is full of citrus with a touch of resin and a sweet grain backbone. Flavor has sweet citrus with a bit of bitterness and a grain backbone.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Terminus (3312) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Tap at BJís in Austin, TX June 2014. Pours bright orange with a fluffy white head and some sparse lacing. nose is sort of dull and mutted. some signiture citrus in there mostly cascade grapefruit and some off-notes (not really diacytl, but something is bad here). flavors are pretty mutted as well, mostly signiture cascade grapefruit rinds and some bitterness. pretty dull ipa however, i dont think this was fresh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
yngwie (14712) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 12, 2013
On tap at Yard House Houston. A clear one, dark golden in color and with a finger thick, dense, off-white head. Some curtains. Mostly hoppy aroma, like dipping your nose into a bag of citrusy American hops. Some pale wort too. Itís almost full bodied, quite dry, and with a nice carbonation level. Bitter, hoppy flavor with some malty notes in the back. Lasting bitter finish. A pretty pleasant one, although tasting too much like wort, excluding the sweetness. 131112

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (7133) - Alamo, California, USA - NOV 12, 2013
Cask. Amber beer with a big cream head. Summer fruit and light grapefruit aroma. Grapefruit and light pine flavor with light summer fruit. Medium bodied. Good bitterness. Grapefruit and light pine lingers with light summer fruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aurelius (4530) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 24, 2013
Opaque, maple brown-gold; white head. Very nice, very fruity, pineapple-malt aroma with a good whack of hops. Mellow, buffred mineral tones over grapefruit rind. Lightly/medium sweet. Mouthy,. Mild but assertive bitter finish. Sedimented. On tap, Hay Merchant, Houston.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (7787) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 14, 2013
Draught at the Ginger Man, Austin, TX. Clear deep golden colour with a small white head. Sweetish exotic fruits, cookies, malt and mild bitterness in the aroma. The flavour is more bitter hoppy with pine and fruity notes. Caramel sweetness and malt in there too. Pretty decent IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerenberger (1551) - Fischer, Texas, USA - JUL 2, 2013
Aroma of hoppy citrus. Pours a cloudy amber with mostly lasting white head and sticky lacing. The taste is primarily pine and perhaps some grapefruit. Medium body and crisp carbonation. Overall, enjoyable - went well with veggie tacos. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
callmemickey (3255) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 15, 2013
Hazy orange body, medium white head, spotty lacing. Citrus, pine, and grapefruit. A bit crackery and malty. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, lingering finish is a little weak. Could be more assertive and clean.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMMillsy (1628) - Florida, USA - MAY 30, 2013
On tap at Seco2d in Austin May 30, but worried this could be an old keg since availability is Dec-Apr. Pours a cloudy orange gold with small head in a tulip glass. Big grapefruit aroma with malty bready backbone. Hops are still there so thats good. Pine prickle up front fades into sweet malt and a lasting bitter on the palate. Massive lacing and a big slick mouthfeel with medium carbonation. Pushes the malt bill of an impy even at only 6%. Pleasantly surprised here.

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