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RATINGS: 1119   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.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (11552) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2012
clear amber, small light brown head. mild slightly flowry aroma, mild roasted malts. flavor is roasted malts, flowers, hoppy notes, quite hoppy , closer to DIPA than stout/porter. quite tasty. would be a nice sipper.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 18, 2012 Bottle, 66 cl. Clear reddish brown with a frothy beige head, good retention and lace. Very nice hoppy aroma of lemon, grapefruit and pine with a whiff of licorice. Very delicious taste, perfectly balanced between almost vanilla-like dark maltyness and fruity hops, leading to a dry bitter finish. Full bodied, very very good black IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2012
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of Doodler. Pours a clear dark brown with a warm tint of red and a beige head. Fresh citrusy hops, quite perfumy with no real roastiness. Medium body, sweet chocolate roast and great balancing citrusy hops. Bitter finish. Close to the perfect Double Black IPA. 131112

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - NOV 12, 2012
Draft poured into a goblet. Pours black with some very dark tan head. Aroma of roasty chocolate malt with lots of pine hops. Taste is slightly bitter. Overall, very good. I would like to try it out of the bottle.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nearbeer (4240) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 11, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 12, 2012 22oz. Opaque with a lasting quarter inch of foam. Nose is coffee, orange-grapefruit, dark chocolate, peppery rye and light smoke. Taste is grapefruit, chocolate toffee, peppery resin and rye. Medium-heavy body has a big dry, rye and char finish, and light-medium carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (12925) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2012
Tap at Haymarket pub and brewery, Chicago - 04/11/12. Very dark mahogony brown approaching light black with a thin tan head that clears to a pond and the edges. Hop forward nose, plenty of pine, light chocolate tones, malt, molasses. Tastes piney, light roast malt, hops, touch of chocolate. Medium bodied with fine carbonation leading to a bitter finish.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
scottw86 (1151) - Maryland, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Poured a very dark brown almost black with a large off-white head. Great aroma, lots of hops with spruce and pine. Some rye and caramel in the aroma too. Taste is hoppy but surprisingly sweet. There is a very smooth creamy malty backbone that balances everything out nicely. Lots of rye flavors with a touch of chocolate. Finish is crisp with spruce and resin. Aftertaste of rye and cereal. Great!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CraftBeerNick (1276) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2012
Keg at the Shoreditch Brewdog, 7th November 2012. Black, nice aroma, richand complex. taste is full and fruity, nice malts come through, a good beer

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mattp215215 (1) - - NOV 7, 2012 does not count
22 oz. bomber, pours about a 3 inch head of very light caramel, dark black color...sticks around for awhile, definite pine smell,very balanced flavor, sweetness and mild bitterness, nice toasted breadlike rye flavor, just a bit of alcohol aftertaste, overall....damn tasty

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryanfolty (2119) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - NOV 5, 2012
November 5, 2012 on tap at bridge. Dark brown pour with some head that faded quickly and lacing. Aroma was roasted malt and spice with maybe some citrus hops. Taste was roasty with spice from the rye and a mild citrus bitter finish. I am not a huge fan of the style but this was solid as the hops was nicely balanced.


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