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RATINGS: 1229   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98/5   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.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
abcfan (902) - 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 (492) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 12, 2012
Pours a dark brown with a very tan head that doesnít 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 (5564) - 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 didnít do anything crazy here, just made a solid, enjoyable Black Rye IPA. The components are all basically what youíd 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 (5549) - 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.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lordeche (479) - Quincy, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 11, 2012
Awesome balance in this beer. Seamlessly runs the spectrum from citrus, to spicy, to chocolate. Long, hoppy finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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 (496) - 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 (5262) - 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 (1779) - 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).


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