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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: 95
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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tobelerone

Connecticut

3.78/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A potent and unusual creation. Pours a lightly hazed, dull orange, with a sizeable white head that has good retention but minimal lacing. This one really changes as it warms; initially it's quite fruity and almost yeasty in the manner of a Belgian triple; over time layers emerge, bringing increased caramel sweetness, woody oak notes, warming bourbon, hints of vanilla, and a coconut character I looked for but didn't find initially.

This one really surges with booze after a while and it's not exactly easy drinking. Medium body and carbonation, slightly sticky, fruity and hot finish. Pretty wild. I probably would have preferred to split this three, rather than two, ways.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2012 03:27:50 | More by tobelerone
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(A)- Pours a hazy golden apricot orange color. Some decent white froth and lacing.

(S)- An interesting smell of toast and apricot jam meets honey and oaky booze. Bits of orange citrus and wheat in the background.

(T)- Plenty of orange/apricot citrus meets wheat and biscuit. A splash of honey and oaky booze at the end.

(M)- A good carbonation level and balance. Not overly sweet but a serious punch of citrus for a wheatwine. The heat is a bit forward too, but not off-putting.

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White Oak from The Bruery
87 out of 100 based on 994 ratings.