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RATINGS: 1238   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98/5   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 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Awktoberfest (383) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAR 24, 2013
Good... Easy to drink...very balenced... Nice hop presence...don't know where it falls in the black ipa category...good yes...legendary????? ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brigadier (3535) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - MAR 24, 2013
22 ounce bottle
Thanks to tastybeer for sharing this. A well balanced black IPA, it has all the aspects of a top notch West Coast beer. I haven’t tried many Firestone Walker releases but I do not see turning them down if offered. So far all have been solid.

Aroma / Appearance - Carbonated and murky, the black base is decorated by a sheen of cocoa head. Malty notes carry coffee grounds and deep hops. The vegetatal aspect is distracting unfortunately.

Flavor / Palate - Hopped up black coffee sparks the palate into action. A resiny feel rests on the back of the throat. Well rounded this does not have any big surprises. However neither does it disappoint. This is recommended if you pick up a fresh bottle.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dhunter151 (590) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Pours black with a beige head. Tastes of grapefruit and pine with a chocolate roasted malt flavor. Very tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mar (5248) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Black poor, khaki head. Nose is rye, fresh tropical fruit, hops, citrus, papaya, excellent. Very smooth on the palate, fresh hops, rye, chewy, very smooth finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
charule (2160) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 23, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 19, 2014 Bottled. Pours black. Creamy tan head. Slightly hop flavor real smooth easy to drink. Lovely balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RedCloud (129) - Rhode Island, USA - MAR 22, 2013
Pours dark and black, but thins out to a clear kola, with a finger or two of somewhat lacy white-corn foam. Smell is of sweet grains, and earthy grapefruit. Taste starts and ends with grapefruit bitterness, with notes of pumpernickel bread, and slight sweet undertones also present. Finish is very hoppy, with lingering alpha-acids. Mouthfeel is medium and lightly sticky. Medium to high carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ed5388 (3206) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - MAR 22, 2013
22oz bomber shared with JohnGonk. Pours pure black with 2 fingers of off white head. Aromas of grapefruit, pine, peppery rye, and notes of toffee sweetness. Taste is lots of pine and grapefruit hop character, chocolate, caramel, and ends with a nice peppery rye spiciness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wnoble (1251) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 22, 2013
Thanks to phillybeer! Pours black but really just a deep red that lets you see through it just a little. Nose is intense, tropical fruits, dank hops, pines, resins, citrus, chocolates, roasted malt complexities, and toasted breads. Flavor is similar. Sweet malt flavors but finishes dry and just a touch tart. Bitterness is medium to medium low but seems good for the dryness. Moderate carbonation. This is quite the lovely treat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (9380) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 21, 2013
22 oz. bottle from dbsdelight- thanks a bunch, Dan! Pours an opaque dark brown, basically black in the glass, with a large foamy tan head that settles unevenly and leaves some lace streaks and spots. Aroma of rich roasted malts, dark chocolate, citrusy and earthy hops, and burnt toast. Flavor of citrus up front, with bitter dark chocolate, earth, and long roast on the finish. Light-medium bodied, with a roasty, bitter mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Very good BIPA. Hits all the right notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mora2000 (6155) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAR 20, 2013
On tap at the Common Table. Dark brown to black color with a tan head. This beer is fairly complex. In the flavor and aroma I first get some roasted malt and rye, but that is complimented by some nice orange and pine notes from the hops. Low to medium bitterness. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Very nice.

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