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RATINGS: 1084   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.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KyotoLefty (7430) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 23, 2012
Tap at Blue Palms. Big citrus hop nose with chocolate and a bit of coffee. Rich chocolate flavor, rich malt, citrus hops, orange. Very full and grainy malts. Great.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
KrislaLL (5) - Fayetteville, Georgia, USA - JUL 22, 2012 does not count
On tap at Max’s Baltimore. Deep rich color yet citrusy fresh with nice malt balance. Supremely good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (34791) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2012
From tap at Blue Palms. Pours hazy dark brown with a small tan head. Dense dark malty, herbal and slight spiced hoppy. Smooth fruity, dense malty and solid hoppy. Light grapefruity into the finish.

3.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rob6239 (676) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 21, 2012
Pours midnight black with thick foamy brown head that laces the glass well. aroma is amazing and out of this world for hoppy. Taste has hops up front but that dissipates quickly and gives way to the rye and medium bitter aftertaste.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Thisis12ptfont (986) - Los Angeles, CA, California, USA - JUL 19, 2012
Beautifully fresh grapefruit, pines, wheat and rye on the aroma. Color is pitch black with a massive brown foam at the top. Taste is bittering hops in the front falling back into a perfect toasty malt with flavors of coffe, spices, bread, brown sugar and a boozey finish. Overall, an absolutely fantastic brew with massive complex flavoring, perfect balance and full body. I’d give this an A+ rating. A must try!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
andyburnette (26) - - JUL 19, 2012
On draft at Max’s in Baltimore...stunning beer, best of Max’s very extensive draft list.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
piscator34 (2112) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 19, 2012
Bottled sample via and shared with oakbluff. Near black in colour with moderate carbonation. Aromas are of tropical fruit, coal, and dark chocolate. The tropical hop notes continue on in the mouth, along with more dark chocolate, and spicy coffee elements. Dry on the palate, with a nice balance between the bitterness of the hops and the roast of the dark malts. Less of a hop bomb than some of the other Black IPAs I’ve had recently, but satisfying in its balance.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
craftycarl21 (2295) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 19, 2012
Draft at Churchkey. Very dark brown pour with a good looking vivacious cream-colored head. Very fruit forward nose with gorgeous grapefruit, orange, lemon, and even touches of mango, along with that nice earthy roast. Darker profile on the tongue, with increased bitterness and earth, loam, roasted malt, and bitter chocolate mixing with those lovely sweet fruity hop characteristics. Beautiful palate, roasty and bitter but drinkable. Awesome.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrewBoxer (2442) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 18, 2012
draft. Deep black cocoa color. Nice thick head which remains on the lacing. Like s hoppy jacked up porter in its consistency. Really flavorful and all around awesome

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (13789) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 18, 2012
Bottle during the Semi-Final Tasting at my place, London. Big thanks to Bruce for dragging this beast from the USA. Pours dark brown with a medium, beige foam head. Soft pine in the nose with toasty malts and modest roast. Medium to big sweet flavor with sticky pine, decent roast, toasty caramel and some burnt wood. Medium bodied with average, highly creamy carbonation. Fairly resinous pine to finish with moderate roast, faint cocoa, light ooze and toast. Very sweet but still nicely balanced. Some notes of grapefruit in here, too. Good one.


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