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Wookey Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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95
world-class

3,329 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,329
Reviews: 519
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 8.92%
Wants: 181
Gots: 351 | 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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ChaseTheAce

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

06-19-2014 16:35:35 | More by ChaseTheAce
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njsouthdh


4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-19-2014 14:39:17 | More by njsouthdh
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hvy1

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

06-19-2014 10:03:11 | More by hvy1
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RyanCrawford

Colorado

5/5  rDev +17.4%

06-19-2014 08:44:27 | More by RyanCrawford
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TheBeerbarian

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-19-2014 03:13:50 | More by TheBeerbarian
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PTEdelman

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

06-19-2014 00:51:24 | More by PTEdelman
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dozier77

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

06-18-2014 22:54:52 | More by dozier77
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Tanger112

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

06-18-2014 20:31:25 | More by Tanger112
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Toasty

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -6.1%

06-18-2014 04:55:46 | More by Toasty
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mkrass

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -12%

06-18-2014 02:37:48 | More by mkrass
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HomeBrewChaz


5/5  rDev +17.4%

06-18-2014 02:28:17 | More by HomeBrewChaz
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

4.2/5  rDev -1.4%

APPEARANCE: Pours a dark amber brown with a white head. A fair amount of lace is left behind.

SMELL: Dark malts, pine, citrus. Black coffee, herb.

TASTE: The taste is somewhat charred and roasted, but has dark fruits as well as the typical citrus notes. Underneath the hop bitterness is a spicy rye base that adds good depth to the flavor. In the finish, earthy hops which are more than welcome.

FEEL: Full bodied, well carbonated brew. The hops dry out the palate slightly.

OVERALL: A great benchmark for the Black Ale/IPA category. A big bad beast of a beer but has so much integrity you simply can't deny it. This beer reminds me of myself in some ways.

06-18-2014 00:58:43 | More by Stinkypuss
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

4.74/5  rDev +11.3%

From the 750 ml. bottle bottled on 03/07/14. Sampled on June 17, 2014.

This is gorgeous to look at. I like it when Black IPA's really are black and not brown and hat is what I see here along with this tremendous foamy tan head that lingers all of the way to the finish. 5 out of 5 for the way it looks.

The aroma is enchanting with its dark malts, grainy, light spice, and citrus/piney hop characters all meshing together o bring out something enticing.

Body is full.

The hops are more pungent in the taste but not to the point of being too bitter. They are the leading characteristic on first sip to the lingering bitter finish, yet at he same time it has a milder dose of dark malts, rye, and creaminess.

06-17-2014 21:33:37 | More by puboflyons
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Castle-Liquors

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

06-17-2014 18:27:12 | More by Castle-Liquors
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DavidHume

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -12%

06-17-2014 14:46:46 | More by DavidHume
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frlrv1020

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-17-2014 05:51:44 | More by frlrv1020
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imfatsowhat

California

4/5  rDev -6.1%

06-16-2014 23:26:08 | More by imfatsowhat
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BarretClaude

Arkansas

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

06-16-2014 21:15:04 | More by BarretClaude
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whynot44

Missouri

4.44/5  rDev +4.2%

Very dark opaque brown, basically black, with some ruby highlights against the light and a substantial foamy tan head that retreats slowly and leaves plenty of nice lacing.

The aroma at first is grapefruit and pine resin followed by rich, vaguely fruity malt - maybe dark plums or cherries.

The taste is similar with the piney/citrus hops up front and a rich malt carrying it along. lots of slightly sweet, slightly fruity malt notes with hints of toast, coffee, chocolate and pepper blending in for a really nice balance. I'm getting really fond of this style and this is an excellent example.

Mouth feel is great, full-bodies and smooth, very drinkable but great for sipping.

Altogether this is a near perfect blend of all the good things we want in a brew, excellent.

06-16-2014 06:13:04 | More by whynot44
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szujus

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-15-2014 17:25:00 | More by szujus
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Oidmoe

Austria

4/5  rDev -6.1%

06-15-2014 14:25:09 | More by Oidmoe
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addiwilliams

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-15-2014 03:23:08 | More by addiwilliams
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Zekenyce

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

06-14-2014 20:44:08 | More by Zekenyce
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MTB_Gnome

Arizona

4/5  rDev -6.1%

06-14-2014 18:13:44 | More by MTB_Gnome
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ChrisCutler

California

4/5  rDev -6.1%

06-14-2014 05:21:34 | More by ChrisCutler
Wookey Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 3,329 ratings.