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White Oak - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

990 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 990
Reviews: 248
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.4%
Wants: 95
Gots: 255 | 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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SLeffler27

New York

3.74/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A short-lived, almost immediately dissipating bubbly head forms one or two layers. White Oak is an old brass amber (SRM 6-7) with a slight haze. No lacing on the glass.

The Offero glass helps to bring out fruit aromas of white wine that are quite strong. Vanilla with oak tannins are mixed with spices. The oak aromas become more pronounced with warmth.

Sweetness is offset by light acidity. White wine flavors are strong with lots of oak. The subtle, dry finish adds an odd coconut flavor.

A medium body with light carbonation and light alcohol. It is difficult to accept this is an 11.5% ABV. It is very dry.

While enjoyable it would be better served with a strong cheese. It is remarkably similar to carbonated white wine, if there were such a thing.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2014 20:10:42 | More by SLeffler27
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White Oak from The Bruery
87 out of 100 based on 990 ratings.