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RATINGS: 1264   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98/5   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blankboy (7506) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 17, 2013
Bottle [660ml] shared with HogTownHarry, jercraigs & mabel -- c/o HogTownHarry. Pours a deep ruby-brown with a large long-lasting frothy beige head and some decent lacing on the glass. Aroma: Wowza! Lots and lots of lovely hops backed by lightly roasted malt and a hint of spice. Flavour is also great, again with lots of hops backed by roasted malt and with a long bitter finish. Medium bodied. This surprised me, in a good way, its fantastic!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (13278) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2013
Black with a small off-white head. Aroma of citrus, licorice and some other fruity notes. Dry and hoppy flavour with a hint of toffee

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerGolfLuke (1) - Spokane, Washington, USA - JUN 16, 2013 does not count
Wonderful brew. Surprisingly different than most black IPAs in the northwest (Its a Cali-beer) Enjoyed mostly the finish. Smooth but hoppy on the palate but a really outstanding bitter end. Would definitely pair with a cast iron steak, high end bourbon, and a hot broad. Totes.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiercepanda (615) - Missouri, USA - JUN 15, 2013
A black beer with a foamy tan head. The aroma is great resin and citrus, heavy on the hops with some grain. The flavor is bread and grain with a quite bitter hop finish.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
devman171 (1221) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - JUN 15, 2013
Pours black with nice head and lacing, aroma is roast and floral citrus hops, crisp bitter finish, great!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dalekliz (917) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 15, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Pours black with white lacing. Aroma of rye, hops, pine, and floral notes. Taste is creamy, with pine hops, rye, sugar cane. Lingering bitter creaminess. Different, but it works.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Caytinator (1005) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - JUN 11, 2013
Bomber. Yeah, man, its good. Beautiful beer, seems viscous, black, with a medium persistent tan head and very good adhesiveness. Nice medium aroma, not overpowering but pleasant, aromatic. Taste is different and distinctive, Ill stop short of saying unbelievable, but it is impressive what theyve done with rye, for sure. It just looks, smells, and tastes like good beer, and I applaud them for trying a hard style, even though itll never be my favorite.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
phildorsey (161) - Fort Carson, Colorado, USA - JUN 10, 2013
1pint 6oz bottle. Pours black and frothy. Fruity aromas with hints of chocolate notes, a new dimension for IPA and Porter lovers. I can imagine the complex thought that went into this beer. Malty, citrus, spicy and hoppy...excellent! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Phatdog1 (179) - Brentwood, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 9, 2013
Bomber poured into a goblet. Pitch black pour with thick khaki head. Hops fill the nostrils. First sip tastes of burnt malt then shifts immediately to sweet resiny hops. No doubt a giant malt backbone, but its the hops that entice my palate. Slightly charred malt & bitter hop finish push this towards the top of my list for black IPAs. Well built beer!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aniela (4216) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 9, 2013
Bottle. Dark brown beer with a small beige head. Berry, pine, sweetish, rye, chocolate, hoppy and fruity aroma. Hoppy, tart, pine, rye, fruity and bitter flavour with some coffee notes.


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