Austin, TX - 4.8% ABV, 12 IBUs – German for “Rye Beer”, similar to an Alt style, but showcases rye and wheat malt, not hoppy at all. Hazy reddish brown in color, silky, and smooth. Crisp yet with lots of subtlety including earth, fruit, and spice. (Seasonal)
Live Oak Brewing Company is truly a home-grown Austin enterprise. Two of Austin's own homebrewers, Chip McElroy and Brian Peters, literally hand-built the brewery and were the two main brewers, keg washers, delivery persons, and proselytizers. Live Oak has grown since then, but we are still just as passionate about providing delicious old-world style beers that are rarely commercially available. Our special beers are brewed in limited quantities in a small east Austin brewery and are available in fine pubs and restaurants in Alpine, Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Marathon, New Braunfels, Plano, San Antonio, San Marcos, Waco and Wimberley.
Live Oak employs an old-world style of brewing rarely found in America today but practiced extensively throughout Germany and the Czech Republic. A decoction mash, open fermentation, and secondary lagering are essential to duplicate the rich maltiness and unique flavors of central European beers. The results are yours to enjoy.