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Wookey Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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95
world-class

3,165 Ratings
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95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,165
Reviews: 508
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 8.71%
Wants: 170
Gots: 288 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: barleywinefiend on 03-11-2012)
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masterofsparks

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev 0%

03-24-2014 18:48:36 | More by masterofsparks
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MrPlayboy

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

03-24-2014 01:39:49 | More by MrPlayboy
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wellsnb

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

03-24-2014 01:21:03 | More by wellsnb
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Viperman1316

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5.9%

03-24-2014 00:08:02 | More by Viperman1316
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kidzord

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev 0%

03-23-2014 18:09:47 | More by kidzord
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TickleMeTony

Colorado

4/5  rDev -5.9%

03-23-2014 16:04:09 | More by TickleMeTony
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Qbdoo

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev 0%

03-23-2014 03:09:26 | More by Qbdoo
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joeseppy

Illinois

4.31/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a dark brown with a generous two inch beige head that morphs into eternal darkness in my chalice. Lacing is scant. Hop influenced head is very impressive.

Aroma not very profound. Tones of citrus and pine mainly.

Here's where the horses run otta the gate. Beautiful rye spice pronounced with a charred grain with some smoke. Citrus emerges with piney tars evident. Maybe it's just my mind but I'm also picking up on cocoa powder in the back.

Creamy mouthfeel and finishes with a snap-very crisp. Hops do linger throughout.

I've had this on and off in the past few years but lately been craving back for this. A spectacular all year round craft. I'm sure black ales are tough but this has been nailed. Really can't say enough fine things.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2014 01:27:14 | More by joeseppy
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jofat

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

03-21-2014 01:08:52 | More by jofat
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dexterk1

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev 0%

03-20-2014 22:26:26 | More by dexterk1
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bennett_loves_good_beer

Wyoming

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

03-20-2014 20:56:50 | More by bennett_loves_good_beer
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DustinSWB

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

03-20-2014 15:57:37 | More by DustinSWB
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wafers

New York

4/5  rDev -5.9%

03-20-2014 02:09:40 | More by wafers
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BH712

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

03-19-2014 20:58:14 | More by BH712
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Rubalaca

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

03-19-2014 15:47:29 | More by Rubalaca
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seangibbs60

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

03-19-2014 06:46:42 | More by seangibbs60
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MorganSaunders

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev 0%

03-18-2014 20:13:07 | More by MorganSaunders
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superdoopersauce

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev 0%

03-18-2014 01:16:31 | More by superdoopersauce
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bsm80x

New York

4.25/5  rDev 0%

03-17-2014 18:37:27 | More by bsm80x
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surfbouy

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottled: 10/30/13
Appearance: Aggro pour from 22oz bomber into 16oz snifter yields a two finger café latte head that dissipates slowly into a thin layer. Thick and heavy lacing with nearly opaque, deep black cherry color and legs like a speed skater.

Aroma:Hops, spices, dark chocolate, coffee and mild caramel

Flavor: Dark chocolate, coffee, slight pine, rye spiciness, some biscuit? Very slight alcohol warming with medium bittering and slight astringency at the finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with dry/ bitter finish. Low active carbonation, very slight alcohol warming in the back. Slight astringency.

Opinion: I really like this beer. It’s very complex yet moderately session-able in spite of the fact of the 8.5 % ABV. I’m currently cellaring one and will probably do more.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2014 04:40:10 | More by surfbouy
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vermilcj

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

03-17-2014 02:25:13 | More by vermilcj
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Hrdqore

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev 0%

03-16-2014 21:13:37 | More by Hrdqore
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redliner8

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

03-16-2014 17:15:32 | More by redliner8
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Fettpopps

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

03-16-2014 03:11:07 | More by Fettpopps
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MrBoz21

Colorado

3.89/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured dark brown-copper-black with thick tan head that retains. and leaves nice lacing.

Nice citrus hops with pine. Rye malt, roast.

Taste: Nice rye crispness with a roasty back bone. Lots of bitter, resiny hops that stay in throat.

Mouth: Dry and astringent. A stout-like slickness.

Overall: Nice beer with good balance and complexity. Its a bit astringent and has more roast than I like for style.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2014 01:10:56 | More by MrBoz21
Wookey Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 3,165 ratings.