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RATINGS: 1002   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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4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
JollyIsThRoger (3) - Indiana, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Aroma: surprisingly I get very little to no roast, all very pungent hops Appearance: Jet black, only a little light escapes on the edges, but seriously dark, head recedes fairly quickly Taste: wow....just wow. Alittle dark, alittle spice, and alot of earthy hops. This is really well done. Palate: starts off feeling thick and then it sort of melts on your tongue, its an odd feeling but it fits really well Overall: possibly my new favorite BIPA(cda, IDA, whatever they are calling it this week)


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
tsadich (8) - Missouri, USA - OCT 30, 2014 does not count
The color is a deep brown very little lacing when poured. Great citrus hop upfront as the initial taste, followed by a very good smokey rye taste that lingers. Very good cool fall day beer.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
remice2 (59) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 29, 2014
Bus chez Simon H,trouvé à Chincoteague Virginia, début août, délicate mousse charmante ce collent sur le verre , arôme de café,noix,amande,malt grillé,léger aspect de lime , lové d’un pamplemousse subtile, au goût grosse amertume avec le coté café grain torréfiés, mais fruits tropicaux également , final sèche mais . velouté ,voir crémeuse. une note de pain,café expresso italien mais en même temps tellement bien balancé... final sèche, avec une mince chaleur très timide..mais si réconfortant ,trop bonne , sérieux , une black ipa c’est ça..

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jksipa (391) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 28, 2014
Cloudy dark brown pour with reddish highlights. Small tight beige head leaves a bit of lace. Citrus and resin are dominant in the nose with plenty of toffee, roast and some spice and vanilla in the background. A light sweet caramel background supports a big bitterness with chocolate, coffee, resin and citrus. A light bit of pepper spiciness from the rye complements the bitterness nicely. Barely a hint of the alcohol lurking underneath. Medium creamy mouth with good carbonation and a long dry bitter finish.Nice, nice, nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rumproasts (3101) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 26, 2014
sample from bottle at 2014 houston big brew fest. Deep brown with small head. Big malty base with hops to match. Light rye. Very good black IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bricks (611) - Delaware, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Smells strong, clean floral hops. Typical dark appearance. Smooth, good bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
77ships (4164) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 19, 2014
650 ml. bottle sampled @ Firestone Walker Tasting. Thank you! Ruby black, thick mocha. Smell is mocha, light hop, dark rye bread. Taste is bitter dark rye bread, roast, mocha, grainy, caramel, hop is only light here. Lightly fizzy, grainy. Good but could have used more hop presence but that might be just because this one is probably an older body.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
ElManana (277) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - OCT 19, 2014
Pours black with beige head. Aroma is roasted, chocolate, hops. Taste is fantastic. Roasted very well balanced with the hoppy character of an ipa. Hints of coffee, chocolate, malt.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
liquidhedonism (94) - Beaverton, Oregon, USA - OCT 10, 2014
12 oz bottle from John?s Marketplace in Portland, OR. Aroma is roasty and nutty, with hints of coffee and burned caramel. Mouthfeel and taste begins a bit sweet and creamy, and finishes bitter and slightly astringent. It was a little dry for my taste, but despite needing some more residual sugars, this is a pretty great beer!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
julesjis (74) - Oregon, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Poured from a 12. First sip was like a grainy, pungent bitter punch in the face. I quickly recovered and found lingering flavors of dark roasted malt, piney hops and burnt coffee. Definitely had to ease into this beer.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
hopwine (359) - Bend, Oregon, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Mango, melon, faint rye, pine, citrus and soft roast build into a long finish. Hard to find anything wrong with this.


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