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RATINGS: 1052   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.

   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (3909) - 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!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcos (1605) - 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 it’s really hard to beat out my favorite rye beer on the market(Bear Republic Hop Rod Rye).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omega (777) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (5688) - 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.

   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 I’ve 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AWISLguy (1562) - 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 Righteous’s level, but probably only a half a notch behind - excellent!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (3541) - 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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheBeerGod (5433) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Bottle. Black pour with a tall, thick, dense brown head. Roasted malt, herbal hops, citrus, dark chocolate, pine and tropical fruit in the nose. Taste is big pine, floral hops, herbal hops, mint chocolate, roasted malt, tropical fruit, citrus oils, light spicy hops and hop resins. Body is medium-full with a dense, creamy carbonation. Finishes with more pine, spicy hops, floral hops, citrus oils, roasted malt, mint chocolate and tropical fruit notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gripweed57 (844) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - OCT 6, 2012
22 ounce bottle. Dark brown, nearly opague color topped by a big bubbly tan head. Citrusy pine hop aroma. Wow! A big mouthful of piney hops upfront. A second sip reveals a nutty chocolate maltiness with slight hints of rye and plenty more piney hops. The finish is bittersweet hops. A lingering bitter aftertaste completes this remarkable Black IPA.

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