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RATINGS: 229   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
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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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
JStax (3390) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JAN 26, 2014
750 ml bottle poured into a mini-snifter. Pours a hazy copper with a white head of foam. The aroma has funky notes of chocolate. On the verge of bad. Thicker body with lower carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Errl (1871) - Plano, Texas, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Bottle..Pour is light gold with bubbles,.,Nose is bourbon, honey, sweet, wet oak, caramel, vanilla...Taste is vanilla, wet oak, alcohol burn, bourbon, honeys, toffee..sticky

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PriorL (2415) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 5, 2014
75cl bottle at home, shared with Mathieu87. APPEARANCE: clear blond beer, no foam. NOSE: caramel, very sweet, amaretto, whiskey, wood. TASTE: white chocolate, little sour, whiskey, wood. Not worth the hype...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
VertBaconStrips (2136) - Asshat, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 4, 2014
Cool - pralines )thx ferris), really really really white chocolaty. Like crazy. Extra sugar piled on - a liquid sugar, caramel, weak alc, vanilla and honey. Taste is not my thing at all. Way too strong to enjoy, heat, white choco, coconut? (Word of the day), don’t like this at all.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfearnley (1135) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 4, 2014
Bottle to tulip Nuts, white chocolate, tobacco, cream, cocoa, and plum. Sludgy amber, but no head. White chocolate, cream, tobacco, and wheat.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Smurf2055 (1400) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 4, 2014
Pours hazy golden, a gusher Smell earth and root, sweet vanilla, weird nut Taste vanilla and macadamia nut, oak and a bit tart Thick, full body Ok

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kbudd19 (805) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 4, 2014
Bottle, hazy yellow copper pour, aroma of shortbread, pecan pie, vanilla. Taste - slight sour, oak, mild sweetness which is surprising given the aroma, sight vanilla finish. The aroma says dessert beer but I don’t get that in the taste at all. This is the 2013 vintage, so yea it’s supposedly somewhat infected however I am still enjoying this it’s just different then what I expected.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (6540) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 4, 2014
Bottle - Boozy white chocolate, coconut, caramel and nuts. Praline. Cloudy copper with a thin white head. Tastes like it smells with a boozy bourbon barrel finish. Great for a few ounces, but too much for a whole glass.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jra1983 (32) - york haven, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 2, 2014
Love this I have had it several times and have loved it each time. Somewhat boozy but at the abv it isn't surprising. Mouthfeel was the only thing lacking for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
baraciisch (2186) - California, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Caramel orange in color... Aroma of vanilla, bourbon, caramel sweetness... Flavor is caramel, vanilla, chocolate... Does taste a little like white chocolate, but does definitely have a fair amount of tartness throughout... Not terribly unpleasant, infection prolly got tamed down by the abv... Solid, but was expecting more ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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