White Chocolate | The Bruery

White ChocolateWhite Chocolate
BA SCORE
4.17/5
1,239 Ratings
White ChocolateWhite Chocolate
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States
thebruery.com

Style: Wheatwine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
ABV varies by batch.

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.

Added by womencantsail on 08-07-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,341
Reviews:
178
Ratings:
1,239
pDev:
12.71%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
482
Gots:
475
Trade:
65
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,239 |  Reviews: 178
Photo of SoCal_Matt
3.96/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ronricorossi
4.26/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Eziel
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jlang2012
4.67/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of IckyT2012
4.31/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KJ2013
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mattsmith413
4.75/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

bourbon barrels for nearly a year and comes out rich in flavors of coconut, honey, caramel and vanilla. Strong white chocolate aroma...poured from a bomber into a 2 oz taster glass.

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Photo of lupercmda
4.27/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lucoli
3.94/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thatoneguymike
3.81/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of benzalman
4.35/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of poppollutesminds
4.35/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of siscokid79
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Warren2621
4.24/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rderedin
2.55/5  rDev -38.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Photo of SlightlyGrey
4.16/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mklisz
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AMCimpi
4.28/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nichols33
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Fettpopps
3.5/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of scxcrunner
4.51/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CaliforniaHoarder
4.29/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Opened a white chocolate bottled on 11/2015, poured into a tulip glass.
Look: A little lighter than I expected, poured a dark amber color, with no head.
Smell: Initially I noticed a slight smell of caramel mixed with alcohol, followed by brown sugar and vanilla.
Taste: At first I tasted a sweet boozy flavor, followed by the taste of oak, finishing with a very pleasant combination of vanilla and chocolate with an enjoyable alcoholic burn. As the beer warmed, the flavor of chocolate became more prominent.
Feel: Medium to full bodied, vinous and smooth
Overall: A sweet and somewhat boozy beer with a pleasant combination of vanilla and chocolate notes. I'm looking forward to seeing how this one will age over the years.

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Photo of Coorsy
4.44/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TrilliumFan
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of warrendietrich2001
4.06/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

White Chocolate from The Bruery
Beer rating: 4.17 out of 5 with 1,239 ratings
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