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RATINGS: 1104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GothGargoyle (1689) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 17, 2013
Black with a beige head that leaves some lacing. Aroma is passionfruit, honey, pine, citrus. Hoppy on the palate, bitter undertones. Taste is grapefruit, pine, hint of caramel and malt. Too piney for my liking.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wagman (14) - - MAR 17, 2013
Sampled on tap from the Firestone Tap House. Pitch black. Smells of coffee, roasted nuts. Tastes coffee, licorice, hopey pines, citrus. Very complex. Very different. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
XaenDovet (1222) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 17, 2013
Beer share. Dark chocolate, licorice, citrus aroma. Insanely dry, dark chocolaty bitter taste and finish. So great.

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheHopster (920) - 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

   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

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
QuezXLV (409) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (6957) - San Diego, California, 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tom10101 (3888) - 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!

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