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RATINGS: 895   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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4.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
ipaapi (7) - Oregon, USA - JUN 11, 2012
I was very surprised by every aspect of this beer except that overall itís excellent. Not your average black ipa, a style that is currently being overdone by a lot of breweries. FW nailed something special here. The aroma almost threw me off and I wasnít excited by it. The black syruppy look was enticing but also intimidating. The flavor is amazing. packed with rye and hops, i canít believe how well they both shine through. Kudos to FW


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
monk191 (727) - California, USA - APR 19, 2014
A pretty good black rye IPA. Pours a light black with a bubbly head. Smells like hops, nothing else. Taste smooth upfront, with some rye spiciness in the middle. Some light bitterness comes in at the finish. Had on tap at taps.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SHIG (3449) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - APR 18, 2014
Bottle: Poured a dark brown almost black with a reddish edges, creamy lacing tan/light brown head. Hoppy spice filled aroma burst into the nose. Taste is gritty hops with some spicy heat, nice roasted rich malts balance in the back end.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ericwill99 (34) - Texas, USA - APR 17, 2014
Fairly rich, fairly thick, fairly brown. And darn tasty! I keep trying these ADA's, and I never quite love them. This is the closest. I think the dark malt flavor is woven quite nicely through the hoppy IPA. Well done!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
one4ethanol (5) - - APR 17, 2014 does not count
Froth is thick and entertaining. Aroma is light citric and piney hops that follow through on its taste. Hops are citric and piney, which balanced well with the thick Earthy deep rye flavor. Malt component tastes great, hitting various notescoffee, nuts, toasty roasty, earthy rye. Not sure the yeast imparted much, and if it did, the hops blow it out. Palate is a bit light, but not a thin ethanol situation. Overall, very well done-- well above average.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ElCapitan22 (40) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 16, 2014
Tastes strongly of roasted malts and rye. Nice creamy head and lacing throughout. Does definitely stand up to the better ryes in the world.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EyeAmBaldman (124) - Illinois, USA - APR 14, 2014
Pours dark mahogany with a tan head. Creates excellent lacing in the glass. Aroma is nice and hoppy with a touch of dark malt. Taste is dark roasted malt and citrus. This is an excellent black IPA.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
troyc (2214) - Illinois, USA - APR 10, 2014
[Bottle] Inky black pour without much head at all. Nose is of chocolate, smoke and heavy hops. Chocolate, light mocha, pine needles, spicy rye and wooden notes in the taste. Oily texture and solid lingering citrus and pine finish. Smooth and very drinkable. Tasting notes from 2/2014.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jrwhitney6 (239) - - MAR 29, 2014
Looks are deceiving. Pours a dark brown with slight beige head. However, nose and taste is definitely of an IPA (if blindfolded, would not have expected to be drinking a dark beer.) nose is citrus. Taste is citrus, rye and hops. Very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tdoyledesign (156) - Michigan, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Pours a nice black hue with a thin off white head. Aroma is a lot of citrus up front with some hops to balance it out. Taste is surprisingly crisp given what I expected from the appearance. Palate is a lot of citrus, grass, pine and a nice crisp hop finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerdedone (2488) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with a frothy lasting tan head that produced good lacing. Aroma of roasted malts, citrus, chocolate and pine. Bitter hoppy flavor of sticky pine, caramel, chocolate, citrus and some spicy rye. Medium body low carbonation, silky texture.


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