Live Oak Brewing, based in Austin, Texas, has been brewing craft beer long before its current surge in popularity. Live Oak was established in 1997. Chip McElroy, the owner of Live Oak, offers a year-round line-up of four beers: Hefewiezen, Pilz, Big Bark Amber Lager and Liberation IPA. These beers are available only in kegs and can be found on draft in restaurants and bars throughout the Austin area.