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RATINGS: 245   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pailhead (5639) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - FEB 23, 2014
Courtesy of rayl101Bottle: The aroma consists of moderate-heavy chocolate, vanilla, light caramel, bourbon, honey, and a hint of citrus. It pours a dull dark orange with a small off-white head. The flavor starts with a quick dose of citrus a touch of honey. The finish has moderate-heavy vanilla, moderate chocolate, light caramel, bourbon, and faint coconut. It’s medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation. Overall, it’s a really tasty desert beer and I really like how the bourbon and vanilla work together. The key is small doses though as I imagine a large sample would wear on me quickly.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BuckeyeBoy (3610) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 22, 2014
750ml with a big thanks to travis. Pours out a hazy golden topped with a ring of white. Nose is great vanilla beans coconut white chocolate and barrel. Taste is as the nose no infection on this one. Some burn vanilla and lots of sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zach8270 (3861) - Henrietta, New York, USA - FEB 18, 2014
(bottle - 750 ml) Hazy orange pour. Lots of malt, white chocolate, dark fruits and bourbon. Flavor is pretty much the same. Dark fruits mixed with sweet white chocolate and a lot of vanilla from the bourbon. Much like a yogurt covered raisin. Sticky sweet but could be good with a few years on it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
OPIE788 (337) - Ohio, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Bottle. For me, the smell and taste were the same. White chocolate and raisins. It reminded me of those yogurt covered raisins they had back in the 90’s just with a big alcohol burn. It was to young. I think with a few years on it, it can be great

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
fluffy (1941) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - FEB 9, 2014
youre an infection, youre my infection, who do you want me to be, to make you drink with me..

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
cpetrone84 (1705) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 31, 2014
Pour is a transparent dark amber with a foamy white head. Nose is a fair bit of bourbon, heavy wheat base and odd caramel malt, muddled and dirty with a hint of coconut and notes of milk chocolate. Taste is extremely sweet and not integrated at all. The bourbon is lighter, notes of apple juice and some overly sweet caramel. The chocolate and nib notes are extremely out of place and don’t fit in at all. There is tons of sugar, hints of booziness through the softly carbonated finish. The body is big, soft palate and creamy.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
JStax (3774) - 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 (2115) - 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 (2776) - 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 (2179) - 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.

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