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RATINGS: 941   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.


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4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
musinj6 (383) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - NOV 13, 2012
Pours an opaque brownish black with tan head that is two finger, diminishes over about 30 seconds with mild to medium lacing. Grapefruit, pineapple and piney hops drive the aroma with some underlying roasted rye malt flavors that balances out the hoppiness. Medium to strong bitterness mxed with a hint of sweetness. Medium body with moderate carbonation and sticky mouthfeel. Long mildly bitter finish. I love RyePAs!


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bif (1385) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Pours a black color with a creamy tan head and good lacing. Aroma of citrus, fruit, roasted malt and grain. Taste of roasted malt, fruit, bit of citrus and fresh grain. Nice bitterness and a dry finish. Pretty full body, smooth and creamy with a robust malty backbone. Excellent beer sets the standard for the style.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
AndyW68 (1029) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Black brown pour with light tan head. Aroma is roast malt, and mild rye. Taste follows nose. Very mellow, but still full of flavor. Nice warm finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
humlelala (948) - DENMARK - JUL 10, 2014
(on tap @ Mikkeller & Friends) Pours black with creamy, medium, tan head. Good retention and beautiful lace. Aroma is indeed gnarly with malty, rye character and perhaps some subtle herbal hop notes. Oily texture, soft carbonation, medium body with a green, bitter and warming finish. Flavour seems to funny spicy and peaty notes along with the dark, toasted malt. Overall hard to classify and somewhat different from how I like my black IPA’s.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SDalkoholic (2124) - Linda Vista, California, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle from Keg N Bottle National City: Created a thick fluffy shaving cream lather foam head while a deep dark color of brown liquid rested below. Aroma is strange and funky blend of assorted scents that begin with lightly toasted dark malt but then morph into a bold smell of freshly milled barley malts. Some faint background aromas consist of mild hops that give off just enough character to carry this as an IPA but again with the malts that suggest hints of chocolate or tea. The drink is subtle with minor notes of spicy hop flavorings but it could be due to the addition of rye that is bringing out the pleasant and welcomed spice profile. Rich and robust dark malts are what build up the true character complexity of this recipe which makes for an interesting drink. Good stuff considering the price of a bomber was only $7.99

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Howlader (700) - - JUL 5, 2014
Served in a 4oz taster glass at Rustico in Ballston (Arlington, Virginia).

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Troupis (32) - - JUL 3, 2014
Deceptively neato depth to this! Had on tap after a double jack and held up well. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (1617) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 2, 2014
On tap at the Barrel Republic. Appearance: Opaque black-brown with a sudsy tan head that leaves streaks of lacing. Aroma: Black IPA leaning towards herbal and low hops. Flavor: Good hop/malt mix and balance. Better than the aroma suggests. Feel: Medium+ body with good carbonation. Semi-dry. O: Very good for style.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
RevBFG (53) - - JUL 2, 2014
Probably my favorite beer. Pours dark brown with a fluffy tan head. Smells piney, taste matches with a nice spicy kick from the rye. Absolutely delicious.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SpringsLicker (3116) - Tennessee, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Black pour with a tan head. Aroma of roast malts, almost smoky, the hops come off as somewhat minty. There’s enough hop flavor to get this into the black IPA range,but there is still enough roast malt bitterness that this has stout characteristics. Still an excellent beer if you don’t try to put it in a style hole.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ejh8 (64) - - JUN 28, 2014
I hate IPAs but this is a top knotch IPA. Dig it. Dark and rich like a rockin brew. It does not suck. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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