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RATINGS: 982   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jeremyh70 (707) - Missouri, USA - JAN 13, 2013
Hazy dark brown with decent head and lacing. Piney hop aroma with rye apparent. Roastiness and piney hop flavor with rye flavor and mild tea. Some caramel malt at finish. Fuller mouthfeel with semi high carbonation. Good for style but not my favorite. I could drink but wouldn't buy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Taverner (1096) - San Ramon, California, USA - JAN 13, 2013
Could be because the date on the bottle was 11/20/12 n- but this has a slight sour flavor in the back of the palate. Otherwise aroma was good, but muted. The Pour was will very little head but formed a nice tan top. Goes down very smooth, but I would like to try this fresh.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kambei70 (596) - - JAN 13, 2013
Bottle to drifter. Pours a brown, red, cola color. Aroma is hops and rye. Taste is also rye and hops with little else. Not a real pleasant bitterness. Medium mouthfeel with lits of carbonation. Was hoping for more. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jahshuwuh (385) - USA - JAN 11, 2013
Cola color with a little bit of white head. A hoppy rye smell that comes through in the taste with a good amount of carbonation. A little bit of sweet caramel malt on the end. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ajnepple (2165) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - JAN 10, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 31, 2013 22 oz bottled on 11/20/12. Almost black with a thick off-white head that lingered a bit and left spectacular lacing. Smells mostly citric and floral, with some earthy, pine notes as well as some wheat and rye. Medium-bodied, creamy, and smooth with a pleasant, unfiltered texture. Exceptionally well-balanced flavor of hop bitterness, dark malts and spicy rye. Hoppy, rich finish with a touch of sweetness. Complex and very drinkable. A phenomenal IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mensch (249) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - JAN 10, 2013
Big black beer, lacy foam cap. Aromas of roast malt, coffee, fruity hops and a little mint. Very well balanced between the dark malt and hop flavors. Again, in the finish, the hop bitters meld well with the dry malt bitterness. I canít seem to pick out the rye, but donít care. Love it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmoreau (2420) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - JAN 9, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 31, 2013 Served to a house snifter at the Bavarian Lodge in Lisle, IL., showing a black/brown hue, a billowy layer of light tan head froth, and good cling to the patches of curtainy lacing. The aroma had a pleasant, sweet citrus nature to it, followed by a touch of resin and rye spiciness. With a medium+ body, and moderate alcohol presence, the flavor highlighted an earthy hop bitterness that retained itís presentable roasted & hop bite at the end, along with a complementary dryness. The rye interplayed well. Very impressed! Next time, on tap and snifter served at Lunar Brewing Co.. The citrus in the aroma was grapefruit-like, and a touch of dank grain scent was also noticeable. Bitterness again was very lingering, strong, but non harsh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ketchepillar (1072) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - JAN 8, 2013
Bomber. Super hoppy nose at first. Very fruity-primarily apricot, some pineapple. This one was better at first, but lost that hop punch quickly as it warmed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BazookaJoe (238) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Pours black with a huge hop nose. At first a lot of roast but finishes smooth and sweet like an ipa. Might be my favorite black ipa. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Capa (2029) - Manama, BAHRAIN - JAN 6, 2013
Murky, dark brown with a tan head. Powerful citrus, spice, rye, roasted malts, bitter, rust, grapefruit, light sweetness. I just canít get into this style. I think if this had a normal IPA malt bill it would top-notch. I can see why BIPA lovers rate this highly, though.

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