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RATINGS: 1090   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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
lownote (249) - USA - JUN 22, 2015
Really strong aroma. At first hops, resiny, then evolves to add some rye spicy, and roasty stuff. Also some sweetness? Pours black with a whitish head. Taste is bitter forward. Has some spice and burnt stuff later with a hint of malt. Really complex and nice but the bitterness does linger. Thick ish body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (5253) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2015
Bottle at home picked up from Beer:shop St Albans. Black / dark brown / reddy coloured pour with a stady min tan frothy head.Tidy looking beer. Aroma is big pine resin, smoke, burnt pine needles, little zesty orange, A little earthy smoke qaulity to the nose. Flavour is composed of rounded slightly ashy roast, slightly creamy, burnt grass, grapefruit, orange citrus, ressinous pine. Palate is medium full, creamy, and highish carbonation. Xolid flavoursome black IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GMarini (11) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 17, 2015
Very nice. Lots of spice, toast, coffee and caramel on the nose. It is very dark with a nice coffee coloured head. The spice, coffee and caramel continue in the taste and are complimented by some citrus and herbal flavours. It is a thick and smooth, very drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sdaniel90 (524) - Mexico City, MEXICO - JUN 9, 2015
Bottle, 355ml. Deep, clear ruby with a large frothy tan head. Intense roasted and hoppy aroma, very floral and fruity as well. Medium to robust bodied with moderate carbonation. Considerably sweet with heavy bitterness. More fruity and hoppy than malty, but not unbalanced. Strong and complex bitterness finishes it off perfectly. Great beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
danlo (1596) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2015
1 pint 6 fl oz (650ml) bottle. Pours black in colour with a beige foam head leaving lacing. Nose is dark malts, caramel, toffee, chocolate with hoppy orange & grapefruit citrus. Flavour is roast malty, caramel, raisins, brown sugar, figs, earthy, chocolate & coffee, and tangy fruity orange, grapefruit and pine hop resin bitterness. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bodied, soft carbonation, dry woody earthy bitter finish. Well balanced BIPA, very drinkable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zimbo (753) - SCOTLAND - JUN 5, 2015
Good glossy beide head tops a glossy black body. Loads of bitter pine hop and roast on the nose. Tight light carbonation supports. Super length and coating mouth bitterness. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamestulloch (2049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 2, 2015
Bottle from Drinkmonger. Dark brown body with a thick beige head. Excellent lacing. Aroma of fig, plum, caramelised sugar, charred wood and Twiglets. Flavour of raisin, treacle and caramel. Medium body with an oily mouthfeel. Light fizz. Rich and hoppy. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garrold (2504) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2015
Bottle. Beer Central, Sheffield. Clear, very dark, reddy brown. Thin, lasting, tan head. Brûléed grapefruit. Raspberry. Chocolate malts. Taste is dark chocolate sweet, and dark chocolate bitter. Smooth, easy palate. Hop bite kicks in. Drinkable to the tune of silly. Long, rich, bitter finish. Very nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ianwelby (733) - SCOTLAND - MAY 31, 2015
Opaque black beer with a thin head. Dry malt, rye, grassy citrus aroma. Flavour is really interesting. Rye again, dry citrus, a slightly floral feel to it. Quite crisp despite having some earthier qualities. Complex and delicious. Only way it could be much improved for me would be if it was just a touch richer and maybe a bit sharper in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bacterial (2164) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - MAY 29, 2015
Weird that I have never rated this beer since I’ve had it several times. Dark black pour with a thick frothy light tan head. Big pine nose with some lingering malt. Nice mouthfeel. Spicy pine and citrus hops with a nice balance of roast malt. Yummy.

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