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RATINGS: 1023   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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4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
pjames317 (89) - Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 20, 2012
Pours nearly pitch black with a fluffy tan head that retains well. Aroma of pine, floral hops, cocoa nibs. Taste is rye, west coast piney hops, oak, espresso, light booze. A dry, bitter finish. Perfect in every way. Must try for any IPA or stout drinkers.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
furthur (213) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - DEC 25, 2014
Bottle, black body. Decent head, fades to a skiff, but leaves good lacing. Aroma is spruce and tropical fruit, just a hint of roastyness and wet wool. Taste is roasted barley, spruce, grapefruit, spicy rye, citrus rind bitter. Body is light, but smooth, carbonation bright and fine. The long, bitter finish lasts a bit too long to be pleasant.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Spab (2573) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 21, 2014
650 ml bottle from Niagara Falls Wegmans. Pours a very dark brown with moderate-sized beige head that leaves a little lace. Aroma is a lovely blend of roasty dark malts, spicy rye and citrusy, earthy hops. Flavour is also a nice mix of roasty chocolate and coffee, spicy rye and a, perhaps a little subtle, citric/earthy hoppiness. Quite impressive.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TH28 (150) - - DEC 20, 2014
Appearance: Black with a thick tan foam head and nice lacing. Aroma: resinous and light citrus hop notes, with an underlying roasted malt. Taste: light roasted malt dominates, with an acidic citrus/grapefruit hop flavor on the backside with a crisp bitterness. Mouthfeel: light to medium with a moderate carbonation. Finish: lingering roasted malt and resinous hop.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LBIguard (31) - - DEC 13, 2014
Appearance: pours a khaki colored two finger head that lasts throughout the pint. Great cola color Nose is my favorite part of the beer, it smells like citrus hops between two slices of soft fresh rye bread. Taste I get the initial sharpness from the rye that lingers with nice ballgame from the hops on the back end. In would like more of the chorus hop forward flavour, I don't get it. Overall a good rye, that is well balanced and drinkable for a big beer that is over 8% abv ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Davros (2029) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - DEC 7, 2014
Pours black with a large head. Nose shows pine, grapefruit, bready and nutty malt and a soft spicy hit. More spicy rye as a flavour, along with a little roast. Some piny hops followed by a balanced finish.

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tdeyoung24 (16) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Great fruity smell. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Not a huge fan of IPAs but absolutely better than most I've tried. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DenverLogan (825) - MileHi, Colorado, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Poured from 12 oz bottle into a Lost Abbey chalice. Pours dark brown with amber-brown head. Aroma of rich malts, hay, ganja, bread dough. Flavors of dark roasted malts, burnt malts, straw hops, minerals, oak. Overall big, bold, a bit rough but tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Shinskyweiser (42) - - NOV 28, 2014
Pours a dark brown, nearly black. Thick brown head holds strong. Smells of spice, cherry and chocolate. Taste of bitter chocolate, floral spice, a hint of roasted coffee and bitter cherry. I don't usually like rye beers or even black ipa's but this is well done. Not overly spicy with the makes it very drinkable.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mp_lane (66) - Indiana, USA - NOV 28, 2014
Pours extremely dark, with 2 fingers of tan head. Aroma is so pleasant, sweet with a nice fruity hop note. Flavor is excellent balance of barrel aged maltiness and some sweet balance to the bitterness. One of the finest beers from FW.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UncleKorm (892) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Bottle poured a clear dark brown hue w/ a small foamy beige head and thick broken lacing. Big peppery rye and sweet malt aromas. Initial flavor is moderate sweet w/ a moderate bitter finish of long duration. Tastes are rye, light licorice, dark breads, and medium roast malt. Full bodied, creamy mouthfeel and light warmth in the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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