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Wookey Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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3,413 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,413
Reviews: 527
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 8.94%
Wants: 193
Gots: 380 | FT: 8
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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Photo of Budinetz
4.55/5  rDev +7.1%

Poured from a 650 ml bottle into a Teku glass. Bottled on 5/15/14 stamped on the label.

Pours an opaque black color, about 50-60 SRM with a khaki colored head that dissipates slowly. Visible lacing all around the glass as it is consumed with a constant ring around the glass just at the surface of the beer.

Smells of roasted malt, sweet caramel, rich hop oils, and grass.

Tastes sweet upon first sip with a nice chocolatey middle and a dry roasted malt finish with a pleasant bitterness from the hop content.

Very slick on the tongue with a slight prickliness that leaves the mouth yearning for another sip. Leaves the mouth feeling dry upon swallowing but definitely compliments the palate.

One of the best ABA styles I have had the pleasure of consuming. Quite drinkable despite the 8.3% abv and very easy on the palate. Would definitely seek this one out.


Budinetz, Sep 13, 2014
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4.44/5  rDev +4.5%

JDeming, Today at 08:15 AM
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

HeidiKat16, Today at 03:07 AM
Photo of HeartofMiami
4/5  rDev -5.9%

Bottled on 7/31/2014

Black in color with almost no head. Smell is malty and grassy hops. Thinner mouth feel with moderate carbonation. Taste is boozy, hoppy/piney bitterness with hints of caramel malt, rye spice and chocolate. Good overall but was hoping for more based on reviews and my own enjoyment of both union jack and double jack.

HeartofMiami, Today at 02:46 AM
Photo of SitkaSteve
3.99/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I poured this into a pint glass.
The appearance was a black color with a one finger white to off white foamy head.
Light lacing strings its way down the glass.
The smell had a blend of nice citrusy to roasty coffee and a light underscore of chocolate.
The taste was pretty much the same.
The mouthfeel was sharp and blended the smells onto my tongue in a slightly harsh way.
Overall, solid black ale, but Baranof's is better.

SitkaSteve, Sunday at 01:38 PM
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3.25/5  rDev -23.5%

nkelley77, Sunday at 03:39 AM
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4.24/5  rDev -0.2%

booga73, Saturday at 04:22 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

JCarson410, Saturday at 03:19 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

KyleStanton, Friday at 01:51 PM
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

jsash10, Thursday at 01:13 AM
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

dougieboy, Sep 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

KangarooRat, Sep 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

MikeThumel, Sep 17, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev -3.1%

CKav, Sep 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Sanchezrox23, Sep 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

markdrinksbeer, Sep 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

A: Black in color with plum highlights; brownish, creamy head
S: Pine, grapefruit, a bit of mildew/must/dank
M: Medium-light body; smooth; low carbonation
T: Starts with a peppery, woody note; moves to hops, pine, grapefruit in the middle along with something like whole grain bread crust; finishes with a coffee-like bitterness. Roasted-ness and mossy-ness throughout.

kellyej, Sep 15, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev -3.1%

HopsSlayer, Sep 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

TayCO802, Sep 14, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

Jeff_Benson, Sep 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

relynnjr, Sep 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

tally, Sep 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

Svendozen, Sep 13, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev -1.2%

Rybarra, Sep 13, 2014
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Wookey Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
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