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White Oak - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,118 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,118
Reviews: 263
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.14%
Wants: 96
Gots: 271 | FT: 31
Brewed by:
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California, United States

Style | ABV
Wheatwine |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: OlieIPA on 07-12-2009

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.
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The Bruery's White Oak (2013), 50% golden strong ale, 50% ale aged in Bourbon barrels. 11.5% ABV.

A: More than two fingers of fluffy white head. Light peach skin in color. Almost completely opaque. Very tiny bubbles can be seen rising in the dimple, which is an off-white color. Decent lacing. Very light sheeting.

S: Softer caramel aroma, akin to caramel chews minus the added sugar. Lightly toasted wheat. Slight toasted coconut. Slight citrusy note. Just a touch of Bourbon-y caramels. The nose is very light, but quite nice.

T/MF: Bourbon is much more apparent in the mouth! More of the soft caramels, ending in a soft Bourbon burn, and some light spice notes. The spices settle into a softer, slightly charred toffee. There is a bright, and slightly sweet acidity towards the finish that is hard to identify. Caramels give off a more honeycrisp taste as the beer warms.

Poured from a 750mL bottle, into a Belgian tulip glass.

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White Oak from The Bruery
87 out of 100 based on 1,118 ratings.