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RATINGS: 456   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Early summer, this barrel aged wheat wine is coming out very nicely (12% ABV) White Oak is a blended beer-- 50% wheatwine aged in Bourbon barrels (we call it "White Oak Sap"), and 50% Mischief (our Golden Strong Ale). Vivid caramel, coconut and vanilla flavors blanketed in a crisp yet robust wheat ale, White Oak is an exercise of balance.
2012 vintage - 11.5% abv


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gerardgathier (320) - - MAY 8, 2014
Backnote, had this beer at the zeebra extreem beer festival 2014. superb beer

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (2341) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2014
Another beautiful beer from the Bruery. Malty, wheaty and with some nice fruits and spices. Great.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Clownoisseur (251) - Buchanan, Michigan, USA - MAY 2, 2014
On tap at The Bruery. 2013 vintage. This was a really nice treat among the beers I had this day. Very nicely balanced with notes of oak, vanilla, cereal sweetness and slight bourbon. A nice medium body and mouthfeel let the flavors of carmel, vanilla and oak mingle with a very light bourbon lingering close behind. FInishes with a surprisingly lively carbonation pushing more sweet roasted oak down my throat. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ljthiessen (467) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - APR 24, 2014
Bottle sampled. Rating this one from memory. Vanilla, fruit and oak notes. Very interesting flavour, definitely a unique offering.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
hopwine (375) - Bend, Oregon, USA - APR 20, 2014
Golden pour, bountiful white head. Nose is honey, muscat, vanilla and light faint citrus. Flavor is strong oak, honey drenched citrus, floral nectar, pear, spice, light bourbon/boozy character. Soft wheat character to the big sticky body. Damn this is unbelievably good and so unique. One of the best I’ve had in forever.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Experiment_Ale (1042) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 12, 2014
at my place with Matt and Jacob. Pours cloudy neon orange with thin layer of white head. Aroma is soft Belgium fruity yeast, hay, grass. Taste is sweet cardboard, some belgium oaky notes, slight wheat notes.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerathon (1249) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 6, 2014
Love it! Finishes dry like a wine with a bit of funky tartness from it too. Coconut and vanilla are definitely along for the ride. Boozy, wheaty, yeasty, yummy.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
conway (1575) - - APR 5, 2014
Bottle. Dark clear gold with a thick white head leaving nice lacing. Aroma is a mixed bag. Apple and pear baby food up front with a lovely oak, butter and vanilla finish. Taste is apple, oak and vanilla with a nice alcohol punch on the finish. Rich buttery mouthfeel. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NotoriousJ (39) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - APR 5, 2014
Carbonation head retention and lacing both great. Just not loving the coconut. Good overall flavor with the bourbon barrel blend. My palate is just picking up way too much coconut ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rejtable (1399) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 22, 2014
Pours clear goldenrod with a significant head and minimal lacing. Nose is bourbon and honey. Notes of cereal, bourbon, vanilla, some orange peel. Taste is light/med sweet and light bitter. Medium somewhat silky body with medium carbonation. Nice beer!


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