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RATINGS: 984   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96   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.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jpjones1963 (3) - Virginia, USA - OCT 11, 2012 does not count
Amazing beer. One of my top 5, all time. Super great blend IBU, aroma. Better than Stoneís Sublimely Self-Righteous, and thatís saying quite a bit. Letís hope they increase production. Tasted only in bottle.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Crispy34 (385) - Texas, USA - OCT 11, 2012
Bottle split. The aroma is awesome. Gorgeous hop aroma. The appearance is dark brown to black. The taste starts off hoppy and holds a great hop flavor through out. Some darkness is present in the flavor, but the hop flavor conceals it in the best way. Overall, this beer is fantastic. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drewaha (129) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 10, 2012
Tastes and smells like a xmas tree. Super smoot with a refreshimng bitterness. Well balanced too. Nice one.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (3458) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - OCT 9, 2012
On tap. Comes almost black with a small tan head. Aroma of pine, grain, and roasted malt. Taste is rye, pine, citrus, roasted malt, and chocolate. Hides the alcohol very well. Very nicely done!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcos (1527) - Maryland, USA - OCT 9, 2012
Location/Date:Bottle split with Dave on 10/07/2012, crazy Redskins and Nats playoff day.

Appearance: Pours a black opaque with light white lacing.
Aroma: Aroma of roast malt and pine.
Taste: Medium bitterness, nice amount of rye, roasty malt. Balanced.
Palate: Medium- medium light body.

Summary: I enjoyed this, and I like Rye beers so nice to see a black rye beer for the first time. I liked the beer, but itís really hard to beat out my favorite rye beer on the market(Bear Republic Hop Rod Rye).

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omega (697) - NEW ZEALAND - OCT 8, 2012
Poured a nice blackish brown with a slight tan head, this beer has hints of coffee underlying the rich hops. Good beer for finishing the evening with.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (5544) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 7, 2012
(Draught) deep espresso brown, creamy fine tan bubbled head. Nose of rich fudge, fresh citrus zest, grapefruit, and a touch sweaty also. Taste is sharply bitter, grapefruit, pine, barely any roast (which I like in a black IPA). Not sure why a black IPA tastes like this one does, spicy finish, palate finish burns a bit as well.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dbarnold (1126) - Bethesda, Maryland, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Impressive...possibly the best balanced black IPA Iíve had. Pours jet black, small white head. Nose has chocolate, roast, and piney hops. Palate has a lot of chocolate, some roast, and some resinous bitter hops. Body is medium, as is the finish, and very satisfying.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AWISLguy (1292) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Bomber shared with ck1, thanks bro! Pours dark brown with a tan head leaving spotty lacing. Aroma has chocolate with hoppy pine and citrus. Taste is of bitter citrus, sweet fruit and smooth caramel with chocolate nibs. Quite smooth and a bit dry; the only real notice of any "rye" I would have. Finishes sweetly bitter/burnt malty. As nice as anticipated. Not as Self Righteousís level, but probably only a half a notch behind - excellent!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (2700) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 7, 2012
poured from a bomber. pitch black with hardly any head. smells like a light ipa, wouldn't know it is black from the smell. Taste is more like a stout than an IPA in my opinion, but love it. Very smooth and easy drinking beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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