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RATINGS: 1020   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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thegreenrooster (3298) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - APR 3, 2013
Pour is a almost black with a large tan head. Aroma is a blast of fresh juicy hops. A minor roast is in the backround. Flavor is again a fresh hop with a decent but not over the top spicy rye. Finish leaves some roasted black malt with maybe a bit of dark chocolate on the tounge. This was a well hopped dark IPA with more emphasis on the hops then the malts used and that’s not a complaint.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Staffan47 (880) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 3, 2013
Bästa svartipan. Förmodligen för att beskan är låg. Världsklass. Friska dofter. Lätt i kropp

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bretteux (176) - Ste-Julie, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 30, 2013
Pat , c’est toujours un plaisir de déguster une bière avec un grand maitre Jedi comme toi ha ha !Le liquide est brun foncé quasi noir ( un look impérial stout ) le col est moyen et s’estompe en écume de mer, accompagné d’un anneau de dentelle.Au nez,un mélanges de fruits frais,de lime (marmelade),Au goût , crémeux,onctueux suivi d’une amertume qui assèche la bouche et ce termine par une fin torréfiée.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammer (1048) - Plano, Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2013
Bottle. Taste is a perfect blend of hops, rye, malt and booze. Maybe the best black IPA I have ever had.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DocJitsu (1045) - Florida, USA - MAR 30, 2013
I had this beer at the SLO Xtreme beerfest. It pours a dark brown--almost black, with glints of red in the light. A tan/taupe head. No head retention, which is not unusual for Firestone Walker creations. The color is misleading as the bouquet has a resiny hop character. Perfectly carbonated. In fact, the ties the resiny hop with the rye flavor with a very smooth transition. Not sure if that was intended or if it occurred serendipitously. Either way, it works.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vvesside (256) - California, USA - MAR 30, 2013
Great rye flavor in this IPA. Floral hops, citrus, malt and bitterness. Good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pith (148) - New York, USA - MAR 29, 2013
UPDATED: APR 5, 2013 Pours almost black with large then diminishing cream down head. Aroma is yeast and some deeper bread. Stars of like a good piece of tart rye bread then into coffee malts.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MattSweatshirt (9) - - MAR 28, 2013 does not count
Bomber dated 03/04/13 Pours out looking like a stout with a black body you can’t see any light through and a khaki head. Great lacing and good head retention. Sweet citrus fruit and pine hop aromas. The rye peeks through with a nice little spice. The taste opens with a hit of hop flavor and bitterness upfront and the bitterness lingers throughout the taste which is nice. This thing is heavily hopped. Big citrus and pine flavors. The malts come through nicely as well providing rye spiciness, roastedness, and breadiness. Medium bodied and carbonated. Goes down smooth. Very nice. I’m glad Firestone Walker is now available in Texas. This beer is superb. Don’t have much to compare it to in the Black IPA category, but it is delicious. The added rye is a nice touch.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tide (1876) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAR 28, 2013
Draught at bar. Black color, beige head. Sttong bitter taste with citrus, caramel, roasted malts, nuts, grapefruit, pine and resin. Nice balance of hops and malts in body. Bitter finish with grapefruit and coffee. Magnificent black IPA.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SlovakSniper (3347) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 27, 2013
Mille mercis à Ben pour ce monstre! Une robe presque noire et sa tête mousseuse qui est résistante. Un nez déstabilisant et envoûtant. Des notes houblonnées qui volent la vedette. Je pense, entre autre, au Citra. Il y a des parfums vraiment citronnés. Je sens aussi de la résine et des fleurs. Un aspect mentholé se développe: est-ce l’alcool? La base maltée montre des pointes chocolatées et des notes de pain de seigle rôti. J’aime ces céréales lorsqu’elles restent sur leurs positions. Sur les papilles, un travail artistiquement houblonné et assez complexe. Des saveurs de marijuana et de fleurs séchées. Des notes évidentes de pamplemousse. Des aiguilles de pin et d’autres choses vertes. Des céréales qui arrivent à un moment opportun. Un seigle qui transporte ses habituels éléments épicés. Une sensation en bouche très réussie. Un corps dense mais souple. Une texture qui se montre tantôt crémeuse et tantôt huileuse. Une finale intense, résineuse et florale, enrobée par des notes rôties et chocolatées. Homérique.


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