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White Oak - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

994 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 994
Reviews: 249
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.14%
Wants: 94
Gots: 256 | FT: 30
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Wheatwine |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
White Oak is a blended beer-- 50% wheatwine aged in Bourbon barrels (we call it "White Oak Sap"), and 50% Mischief (our Golden Strong Ale). Vivid caramel, coconut and vanilla flavors blanketed in a crisp yet robust wheat ale, White Oak is an exercise of balance.

(Beer added by: OlieIPA on 07-12-2009)
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Floydster

California

4.28/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Tulip glass at the brewery on Saturday after the Angels and Yankees game, this beer is actually a wheatwine, excited to try another component of the Melange #3, color is a golden yellow with some orange tint, one inch fluffy white head, some retention, minimal lacing, good looking for a barrel aged brew, aroma consists of oak, milk, vine, bourbon, lots of vanilla, tannins, overly ripe berries, and some doughy wheat, taste starts off a little warming with the booze hitting you up front, ripened fruits in the middle mixed with a little toffee, not chewy at all and mostly sweet, finish is also warming with lots of vanilla, some caramel that is on the sweeter side lingers in the aftertaste, warms up nicely, would have been much better on a cooler day probably, sticky, sweet, warm, and fruity mouthfeel, medium bodied, decent carbonation, taste lingers a long time, could drink another glass but this stuff is strong and you can pretty much taste it, at least it is not heavy or too sweet, which saves its drinkability, will drink again, recommended

Serving type: on-tap

07-14-2009 03:51:54 | More by Floydster
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White Oak from The Bruery
87 out of 100 based on 994 ratings.