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RATINGS: 1147   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JulienHuxley (4635) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 26, 2012
Bottle. Black pour with foamy head. Aroma is deliciously citrusy, roast but not burnt malt, rye, definitely a bit spicy. Taste is bitter, good balance of roasted malts and hops, spicy and bitter but still retains some fruity character. Powerful but surprisingly mellow at the same time. Very good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dmac (4958) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 25, 2012
Multiple draughts from one of the best damn sixtels I ever bought for the good ole dual tap. Pours a great looking pictch black medium density body with a large light tan large frothy head that always leaves gobs of lace all over whatever glass I am enjoying this one in. Aroma is ruely sublime, notes of earht and citrus, burnt toast and oranges, rye bread. Medium creamy bodied with average to stronger carbonation, and a bitter finish. Flavor of earthy hops, burnt toast, rye seeds, dry hop cones, cirus rind, yellow grapefruit. This was worth every penny for the sixtel that I will kick far to quickly because this is one great beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (3313) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - AUG 25, 2012
It poured a dark brown/black color with a small off-white head. The aroma was of toasted malt, pine hops, some rye and citrus. The taste was of slightly roasted sweet malt, a little dark chocolate, pine hops, rye, and citrus (maybe grapefruit). Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vyvvy (5010) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - AUG 24, 2012
Pours very dark with a tan head. The aroma has smooth toast, tropical fruits, spice and cocoa. It is very bright for the style and amount of alcohol. It has a medium/full body with quite a bit of flowing gentle soft carbonation. The flavor starts with more bitter roasted malt, hops (earth/pine/grapefruit) and is fairly abrasive and sharp in a good way. The finish is resiny and juicy with notes of fresh tropical hoppiness and roasted malt stout. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
boozedude (2212) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - AUG 23, 2012
Pours pitch black...brownish head... Very well put together beer... Extremely smooth and easy drinking... Aftertaste is nonexistant.. Pretty awesome beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhillyCraft (4528) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 23, 2012
Bottle last week, pours an opaque black with creamy thick off white head and lacing. Aromas are great tropical resins and piney citrus hops. Taste is tangy hops, rye. citrus fuel, and a light burnt toffee in the finish to balance out the dank hops. Well carbonated. Medium bodied. Delicious black ipa from FW.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
theisti (3588) - Kansas, USA - AUG 23, 2012
22 oz bottle shared by beastiefan2k via JB. The pour is a lightly clouded brown ruby with a small off white head. The aroma is big pineapple citrus, some roast, though the nose is mostly about the hops. Pops with freshness. The taste reverses the nose, showing the roast first, than moves into the big citrus pineapple. The two flavors play together nicely, good integration. The palate is medium bodied, with soft carbonation. Bitter, dry finish. Nice take on a roasty IPA. Thanks for sharing this one Eugene.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Marheb (3534) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 22, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 2, 2013 Une autre offrande mémorable de la part de Firestone. Je n’ai pas vraiment pu apprécier l’apport du seigle et l’explosion des saveurs est certainement une des raisons. Agrumes et malts rôtis sur la même longueur d’onde.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MartinT (8736) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 22, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 24, 2014 My Bottom Line :
This complex Black IPA is the stage for the blooming of citrus fruit and flowers within caramel, chocolate and roastiness.

Further Personal Perceptions :
-A creamy veil of foam decorates the darkest brown.
-The bottle conditioning job is excellent.
-All flavors are levelled and ever-so-scrumptious.
-Vanilla notes are also there, as is bread.


   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (5226) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - AUG 22, 2012
22 ounce bottle thanks to Michelle. Big hoppy aromatic nose. Bitter and intense. Creamy with chocolate. One of the better black IPAs, for sure.

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