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RATINGS: 1025   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.


2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BiddleBrau (962) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 18, 2012
Hmmmmm, really didn’t see this like everyone else. I now see it is a Rye brew which rarely appeals to me but this just didn’t hit the mark for me. Hopefully I get to try again. Brown with a tan head, lots of lacing. Weird musty aroma. I found the flavor unpleasant as well Looked good but I just didn’t appreciate this.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DuffMan (7032) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 16, 2012
On tap @ Stone brewery. Dark brown, tan head, generous lace. Equally malty (roast, soy, bitter chocolate) and hoppy (pine, guava, light mint), with a distinct spiciness from the rye. Terrific balance, boldly flavoured, really really nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
conway (1636) - - OCT 15, 2012
Pours black with little head. Huge piney aroma. Taste is piney with nice rye spice. Lively carb. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
colinize (317) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 15, 2012
Served at great american beer festival 2012. Oh man this is a good beer. Has just about everything I love.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dukeredhair (242) - California, USA - OCT 14, 2012
GOOD LORD! That is a lot of Rye! Look I get it, it even says it in the title but holy nutburger that is some serious Rye Spice. Aroma is hops. first and foremost most the typical West Coast style, lots of grapefruits citrus etc. hint of pine. App: black with beige head and nice fine lacing. Taste is almost entirely dominated by RYE. Initial hint is hops but that precedes an enormous RYE bomb. Palate is thick spicy and .... wait for it.... RYE- ey. Overall it was a bit hard to get through a bomber of this. Definitely not my face and a bit curious what all the love is about...

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nephilium (1416) - Ohio, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Nice citrus and rye aroma, pours an opaque black with a full light tan head. Very nice flavor, with the spicy rye working with the roasted malts and the hops finishing bitter. Nice long lingering roasted/bitter finish. This is a really good entry in the Black IPA realm, if you like Rye.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
abcfan (747) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 13, 2012
This one lives up to the rating, wow! Pours deep brown with a fluffy tan head. Inviting aroma of rye and caramel. The rye takes an edge off the hops and makes for a really smooth flavor in this one. Finish is slightly hoppy, but not bitter. Very nice brew.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
badhack (349) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 12, 2012
Pours a dark brown with a very tan head that doesn’t last. Typical of FW, there is a huge amount of citrus/grapefruit and some pine in the nose. The beer is pretty heavy on the tongue, with some sweetness and stickiness. This beer is well balanced with a spectrum of malt flavor from chocolate to roasted and a kick of Rye and hops in the finish. No doubt this is a FULL flavor beer. Well done FW.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ben4321 (4100) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - OCT 12, 2012
Location: 22 oz bottle from Half Time, 10/12/12

Aroma: The nose has some nice pine hops, a little citrus, sweet/roasted malts, and rye
Appearance: It pours a dark brown color with a small, light brown head and some medium lace
Flavor: The taste is lightly sweet, lightly roasty, and with a smooth, medium hop bitterness
Palate: It is medium bodied, has a smooth, creamy feel, a soft carbonation, and a somewhat dry finish
Overall Impression: This one works pretty well for sure. They didn’t do anything crazy here, just made a solid, enjoyable Black Rye IPA. The components are all basically what you’d expect, but they all work really well together. It has an especially good feel/drinkability.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wlajwl (4064) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - OCT 11, 2012
Aroma is dark malts, piney hops and a big spicy edge. The flavor is deeply malty, citrus/fruit and a tart/tangy in the finish.


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