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White Oak - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

991 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 991
Reviews: 248
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.4%
Wants: 94
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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chanokokoro

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

2012 vintage 750 ml bottle poured into The Bruery branded short stemmed tulps/snifters

Pours a hazy gold with amber accents capped with a two finger bright white foamy head. Very good retention, limited amount of splotchy lacing on the glass. The aroma of toasted coconut, vanilla, and a very understated hint of oak on the nose. The taste follows the nose initially coconut and vanilla are both present joined by mild hints of ripe fruit and caramel. Finishes crisp, clean, and dry with a very mild hint of oaky bourbon and medicinal alcohol. Medium bodied with fairly effervescent carbonation. There was a lot about this brew that was unexpected including it's lighter body. Also, there was little overt evdience of barrel aging as it is much more subtle. The crispness of the finish was very pleasing along with many other subtle complexities.

Serving type: bottle

10-07-2012 05:02:17 | More by chanokokoro
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White Oak from The Bruery
87 out of 100 based on 991 ratings.