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RATINGS: 1061   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.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mtwhitney (168) - Maui, Hawaii, USA - MAR 16, 2013
Too much of a West Coast pine forest for my taste, but as it warms up the rye starts to come through and by the time you take your last sip you wil start "pining" for more. Extra points for the label. The British lion and the Russian bear are duking it out for supremacy during The Great Game.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheHopster (881) - Netcong, New Jersey, USA - MAR 15, 2013
(Bottle). Floral hops and pine aroma. Black complexion with tan head. Tastes of pine, grapefruit with distinct rye flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmcgavin12 (492) - Madison, USA - MAR 15, 2013
Pours dark brown with tan frothy head. Aroma is strong of spicy hops. Taste is pretty bitter with spicy pepper notes. Finishes astringent and strong . A great black IPA and I love the rye

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jlanning215 (363) - Peoria, Illinois, USA - MAR 11, 2013
Why don’t I drink Black IPA’s like this more often...actually nonstop. This was so exceptional that I was sadden to see the last drop drunk. Pours dark with an offwhite head. Smells of hops and malts...almost a wet hay and citrus mix. Amazing palate. great head retention. So drinkable its ridiculous. So balanced its ridiculous. Finished dry and toasty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
QuezXLV (407) - Virginia, USA - MAR 9, 2013
The aroma is a typical hoppy bitterness. The color is extreme dark brown with white foamy suds. There is a bit of bite in the carbonation. Somewhat dry taste which a good mix of hops and smokiness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (6619) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - MAR 8, 2013
Draft. Pours deep brown with a beige head. Outstanding balance of malt and hops here. Sticky flowery and citric hops, sweet chocolate and lightly roasted malts. Black IPA? Hoppy porter? Who the hell cares, this is pretty delicious.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tom10101 (3577) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 6, 2013
Bottle (22 oz). Traded by Reynolds314, thanks Matt! Black with medium beige head, good retention and beautiful heavy lacing. Aroma is interesting with grapefruits, roasted malt, piney notes, citrus and spices. Taste if of roasted malt, citrus (grapefruit), piney notes. Moderate bitterness. Mouthfeel is quite interesting, the Rye may be in cause for this. Dry. Alcohol is well hidden. Probably the best Black IPA I’ve tasted so far. Great balance and extremely drinkable (dangerously) for a 8,3% abv. I would love to have access to this on a regular basis!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dr_MedievAle (199) - Alabama, USA - MAR 2, 2013
Appearance: Pours a stout-like black; with some light, turns a dark amber in the glass. Smell: Floral hops with a nicely subtle wiff of fresh-baked rye bread. Mouth/Palate: Thin but not afraid to explore your palate. Let this one find its own way down your gullet. Taste: Very comparable to Green Flash West Coast IPA -- bitterness from floral hops with a rye note at the end. Balance in favor of hops over malts, for sure, but not aggressively so.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigirishphan (105) - Peoria Heights, Illinois, USA - FEB 28, 2013
For a black ipa (rye), it kicked ass. I was surprised at the drink ability. I thought it was going to kill my palate but it was crisp and clean! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
wje89 (11) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 27, 2013
This black ipa is delicious! The rye adds an even more Smokey flavor. Color isis solid black. Tan head. Warm on the stomach though. My favorite black ipa by far.


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