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RATINGS: 1014   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
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Wookey Jack is our first foray into the dark outer world of black IPAs. Rich dark malts and spicy rye careen into bold citrus laden hops creating a new dimension in IPA flavor. This brew has been left unfiltered and unfined to retain all of its texture and character. At 60 IBUs, Wookey Jack is gnarly on the outside yet complex and refined on the inside.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerguy00 (160) - Fountain Valley, California, USA - NOV 6, 2014
Dark brown pour with a small tan head. Very nice aroma of rye and citrus. Flavor matches with the addition of a pleasant bitter-sweetness.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GG (2323) - NorCal, California, USA - NOV 5, 2014
22oz bottle - Would it be frowned upon if Firestone just automatically received a 4.0 for their beer across the board? Because I really have a hard time not loving everything they make. They’re like the West Coast version of New Glarus. A fantastic IPA (whether it’s black or not is no matter), with a phenomenal aroma. A big piney/citrus haymaker punch right to the olfactory sensory, and an uppercut sweet tropical fruits and cattyness. The more I smelled it, the more the cattyness comes out in this. The guys at FW must have dry-hopped the beejeezus outta this, because the flavor is quite subdued compared to the aroma. A nice balance of sweet malts, tropical fruits, floral hops and fresh bread. A big full body helps keep all these flavors from getting lost and in the end, you wind up with one great friggin’ beer. To have this and Sucaba back to back, made this weekend a great weekend.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
tsadich (12) - Missouri, USA - OCT 30, 2014
The color is a deep brown very little lacing when poured. Great citrus hop upfront as the initial taste, followed by a very good smokey rye taste that lingers. Very good cool fall day beer.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
remice2 (123) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 29, 2014
Bus chez Simon H,trouvé à Chincoteague Virginia, début août, délicate mousse charmante ce collent sur le verre , arôme de café,noix,amande,malt grillé,léger aspect de lime , lové d’un pamplemousse subtile, au goût grosse amertume avec le coté café grain torréfiés, mais fruits tropicaux également , final sèche mais . velouté ,voir crémeuse. une note de pain,café expresso italien mais en même temps tellement bien balancé... final sèche, avec une mince chaleur très timide..mais si réconfortant ,trop bonne , sérieux , une black ipa c’est ça..

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jksipa (408) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 28, 2014
Cloudy dark brown pour with reddish highlights. Small tight beige head leaves a bit of lace. Citrus and resin are dominant in the nose with plenty of toffee, roast and some spice and vanilla in the background. A light sweet caramel background supports a big bitterness with chocolate, coffee, resin and citrus. A light bit of pepper spiciness from the rye complements the bitterness nicely. Barely a hint of the alcohol lurking underneath. Medium creamy mouth with good carbonation and a long dry bitter finish.Nice, nice, nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rumproasts (3204) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 26, 2014
sample from bottle at 2014 houston big brew fest. Deep brown with small head. Big malty base with hops to match. Light rye. Very good black IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bricks (628) - Delaware, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Smells strong, clean floral hops. Typical dark appearance. Smooth, good bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
77ships (4216) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 19, 2014
650 ml. bottle sampled @ Firestone Walker Tasting. Thank you! Ruby black, thick mocha. Smell is mocha, light hop, dark rye bread. Taste is bitter dark rye bread, roast, mocha, grainy, caramel, hop is only light here. Lightly fizzy, grainy. Good but could have used more hop presence but that might be just because this one is probably an older body.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
ElManana (334) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - OCT 19, 2014
Pours black with beige head. Aroma is roasted, chocolate, hops. Taste is fantastic. Roasted very well balanced with the hoppy character of an ipa. Hints of coffee, chocolate, malt.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
liquidhedonism (128) - Beaverton, Oregon, USA - OCT 10, 2014
12 oz bottle from John?s Marketplace in Portland, OR. Aroma is roasty and nutty, with hints of coffee and burned caramel. Mouthfeel and taste begins a bit sweet and creamy, and finishes bitter and slightly astringent. It was a little dry for my taste, but despite needing some more residual sugars, this is a pretty great beer!


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