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White Chocolate - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

833 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 833
Reviews: 116
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 13.22%
Wants: 394
Gots: 324 | FT: 47
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Wheatwine |  14.75% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
The primary component of our "White Oak" ale is a 100% barrel aged wheat wine that we affectionately refer to as "White Oak Sap." Essentially a "summer" barley-wine style ale, but made with a wheat heavy grain base, White Oak Sap is aged in used bourbon barrels for nearly a year and comes out rich in flavors of coconut, honey, caramel and vanilla. To compliment the already rich flavors of the beer, we've added cacao nibs and vanilla beans to give this beer the delicate flavor of white chocolate...hence the name.

(Beer added by: womencantsail on 08-07-2012)
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jackmax

Washington

2.75/5  rDev -33.9%

07-11-2014 00:48:30 | More by jackmax
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

2.75/5  rDev -33.9%

06-06-2013 03:31:38 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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JOrtt

California

2.86/5  rDev -31.3%

Appearance: When I looked at it, I thought man this one is going to be good. It has a nice deep barrel amber color to it with no head (it exploded out of the bottle when I first opened it up).

Smell: Little bit of bourbon but nothing else. Was expecting vanilla, caramel, etc... but nope

Taste: Sour, not very good. Was expecting something different. Maybe it was the wheat wine, I don't know. Didn't have previous editions, so I can't compare. Not happy with it though.

Mouthful: Extremely carbonated. As I stated, popped the cap and it gushed (more like exploded) out of the bottle. This left about 3/4 of the bottle left.

Overall: Not what I expected. I love The Bruery (I belong to the Preservation Club) and I saw this online to purchase. Bought two bottles, received next day shipping and cooled to 55 degrees. First bottle I thought was a fluke. Saw all these posts and deceided to pop other bottle. Won't buy again.

08-29-2013 02:25:24 | More by JOrtt
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Beer21

Florida

3/5  rDev -27.9%

01-09-2014 04:00:31 | More by Beer21
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joshwith

Colorado

3/5  rDev -27.9%

01-25-2014 07:03:37 | More by joshwith
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huskermike12

Iowa

3/5  rDev -27.9%

09-17-2012 18:33:14 | More by huskermike12
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -27.9%

08-05-2014 19:04:03 | More by Kmlund
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skunk242

California

3/5  rDev -27.9%

10-15-2012 04:35:53 | More by skunk242
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DubCo21

Virginia

3/5  rDev -27.9%

06-01-2014 00:47:22 | More by DubCo21
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Kuongming

California

3/5  rDev -27.9%

03-17-2013 17:20:06 | More by Kuongming
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smartassboiler

Illinois

3/5  rDev -27.9%

11-24-2013 15:23:05 | More by smartassboiler
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Boston_Steve

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -27.9%

11-21-2013 15:29:09 | More by Boston_Steve
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Greenplastic615

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -27.9%

08-12-2013 19:03:43 | More by Greenplastic615
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DustinSWB

Florida

3/5  rDev -27.9%

02-26-2014 02:56:10 | More by DustinSWB
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MrFootstones

California

3/5  rDev -27.9%

11-16-2012 02:56:43 | More by MrFootstones
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stevefinny

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -27.9%

07-26-2013 12:16:01 | More by stevefinny
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BullBearHawk

Illinois

3/5  rDev -27.9%

08-31-2013 03:47:02 | More by BullBearHawk
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iDrake

Rhode Island

3/5  rDev -27.9%

01-27-2014 17:48:34 | More by iDrake
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jschonert

Missouri

3/5  rDev -27.9%

05-04-2014 03:12:02 | More by jschonert
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ahippityhoppA

Maryland

3/5  rDev -27.9%

12-31-2012 03:27:11 | More by ahippityhoppA
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ArchEnemyBrew

Washington

3/5  rDev -27.9%

09-02-2013 20:27:10 | More by ArchEnemyBrew
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kscaldef

Oregon

3/5  rDev -27.9%

11-18-2013 05:06:55 | More by kscaldef
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Soneast

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -27.9%

08-19-2013 16:43:11 | More by Soneast
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BUNZILLA

Indiana

3/5  rDev -27.9%

09-08-2013 15:38:02 | More by BUNZILLA
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Brabander

Netherlands

3.05/5  rDev -26.7%

I got this beer at the Zeebra Extreme Beerfestival in Holland on may 4th 2013. Zeebra was held for the first time with lots of very very very great beers and i wished i could say 'like this one'. But this was a very disappointing beer.

Poured in a Zeebra glass, a small tasting glass. I expected much more quality when i look at the others in this family.

Almost no head and carbonation. The white chocolate was there but not the same as i got in the Chocolate Rain. Pity cause this beer could have been made much better. Glad to have it though because i love the other Bruery beers (exept the sour ones)...

05-06-2013 17:39:35 | More by Brabander
White Chocolate from The Bruery
93 out of 100 based on 833 ratings.