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White Chocolate - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

855 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 855
Reviews: 118
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 13.25%
Wants: 400
Gots: 328 | FT: 48
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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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

kbrown, Mar 28, 2014
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3.45/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bottle: Poured a golden amber color ale with a nice large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of white chocolate is actually surprising with some residual sugars and some vanilla. Taste is also very reminiscent of white chocolates with some vanilla and quite a bit of residua sugars. Taste is quite over-the–top so it is probably best to drink this in small doses. Body is about average for style with good carbonation with no alcohol being easily apparent. Interesting experiment for sure but not something I would seek on a regular basis.

Phyl21ca, Mar 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

MarioM, Mar 24, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

petty_crimes, Mar 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

greenspointexas, Mar 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

phooky, Mar 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

spinrsx, Mar 21, 2014
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3.71/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bomber into a tulip glass and shared with friends.
Thanks to pushkinwow for the bottle!
2013 Vintage, poured 4/2014

Pours clear and golden color with minimal head and no lacing. The nose is light but heavy on sweet malt, caramel, toffee, vanilla and hot alcohol. The taste is very similar, a cloying mix of vanilla, caramel and overly sweet malt. It has a heavy body and minimal carbonation making it oily, silky and thick. Overall, an interesting brew that was just to sweet and unbalanced for me.

mtomlins, Mar 21, 2014
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White Chocolate from The Bruery
92 out of 100 based on 855 ratings.