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RATINGS: 1011   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.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cugebeno (4) - - FEB 26, 2013 does not count
My favorite black IPA. Big hops, roasted flavor from the malts, and a healthy dose of rye. Smooth finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wheresyourball (517) - El Cajon, California, USA - FEB 24, 2013
On tap at Leroys in Coronado. Pours dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is hops, citrus, peach, rye, chocolate. Taste follows. I’m not usually a fan of this type of beer, but this one was quite good. Does Firestone make a single bad beer??

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Doofgoblin (321) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Lots of citrus aroma, even some peach smell in there. Dark and thick with a tan head. Tastes of citrusy, stone fruit notes with a toasty roasted middle and a minor smoky/chocolate note. Lot of complexity here. Finishes smooth and slightly sweet. Wow that's good! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
haddon90 (1476) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 23, 2013
Bottle. Pours a very dark mahogany color with a small light tan head. Smoked caramel aroma with a solid sense of hops. Smooth taste. Caramel and hops mixed together. Solid balance. Light finish. Really good

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jvezp (86) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 23, 2013
Good beer, everything a black IPA should be, tasty roasted notes, big bitterness. Love this beer!!

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
gregwilsonstl (1123) - Missouri, USA - FEB 23, 2013
Smells like freshly mowed grass. Bitter. Strong taste of rye. Pretty tasty. Dark brown.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
neuromatt (1169) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 23, 2013
22 oz. bottle served in a snifter at a tasting at Chris’ place. Pours black with a tall, tan head that fades slowly to a thin cover and leaves a small amount of lace. On the nose, there are big piney, citric grapefruity hops along with roasted coffee and hints of chocolate, oak and tea. The flavour is well balanced between the bitter hops from the nose and toasty malts. The finish is long and subtle hops. On the palate, it is medium-full in body with a smooth, milky texture and soft carbonation. Overall, this is a great black IPA. It has a beautiful west coast hop aroma combined with subtle roasty earthy malts. Very well done. 2012-12-01

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PeteyGun84 (13) - Oxnard, California, USA - FEB 23, 2013
Good hoppy aroma. Dark, stout color light tan head. Cocoa, light spices, hops, tastes good well balanced. Sweet, nice hoppy after taste. Very good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
michaelinwa (611) - Bothell, Washington, USA - FEB 22, 2013
Black pour, thick, lasting tan head, fantastic floral hop aroma. Taste is primarily hop bitterness but with some underlying, mild malt and rye complexity. Finish is pretty bitter and lingering. It’s ok, a bit heavy on the bitterness, and there are IPAs with more interesting hop profiles. The rye tends to accentuate the bitterness. Not one I need to try again.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
maekchu (2240) - Hirakata, JAPAN - FEB 22, 2013
Bomber. Great stinky deeply spicy aroma and substantial manure notes. Very dark brown, creamy tan head. Sharp peppery initial / then the hops come streaming in and a slight metallic notes emerges / finish is well balanced and medium mild. Medium body. Very tasty, and the aroma is even better. Alc. is well disguised. Love it.


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