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RATINGS: 1020   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 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
bbcd (214) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 4, 2013
nearly black with a tan head that stick all over the glass. citrus, spruce, peppers, chocolate, toast, bread, tons of rye. medium bitterness, light sweetness. medium body, slick, oily feel.


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 (2027) - 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 (14) - 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 (823) - 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 (65) - 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 (887) - 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

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lilja (1778) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 27, 2014
Smakprov på CBC i Köpenhamn 2014. Smak och doft av humle, choklad, nötter, passionfrukt, grapefrukt och citrus. Fruktig, sträv, lagom sötma, beska med smak av tall och citrusskal. Väl balanserad. En riktigt bra BIPA.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DYCSoccer17 (3354) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 26, 2014
22 ounce bottle. Bottled on 10/31/14. The aroma on this is super dank and hempy. Lots of green, leafiness. Pine. Quite aromatic. Scantly transparent black body with a large, frothy, rocky light tan head. Starts with some initial sweet chocolate and nutty character, before this becomes spicy and herbal with a good deal of rye in the middle. Finishes with more piney and grapefruity hop bitterness. This has slight roast present, and it’s actually what I want in a black IPA. Lots of hops and bitterness, with essentially no roast. This is one of 3 black IPAs that I have ever enjoyed. Kudos.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniele (5763) - ITALY - NOV 22, 2014
On tapbscura lievi note torrefatte secca quasi speziato nota caffe secchezza media buon amaro leggermente agrumato


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