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Wookey Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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3,904 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,904
Reviews: 583
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 8.92%
Wants: 255
Gots: 577 | FT: 15
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:
Beer added by: barleywinefiend on 03-11-2012

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Photo of Capsfan90
4.51/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mmhannon
4.19/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SierraFlight
4.31/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of djazzg
4.16/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Matonika
4.01/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Look: is very dark brown almost midnight black. Smell : a acrid burnt malt smell with a very subtle hop aroma. Taste: this is a savory beer not really any sweetness I can pick up on, it reminds of the char on the outside of a steak. You can really pick up the rye flavor a dark loaf rye bread is this beer.
Feel: medium plus body, big head retention pours a thick creamy head, has a creamy mouth feel. Overall I would like to try this beer fresher I am drinking it on the last day of its best by date , I wonder if that has something to do with the muted taste. It is not my favorite beer but it is a well done beer.

Photo of CSeavey64
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Brew-Knows
4.49/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ttrimble
4.06/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of frognot
4.31/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Black with some red streaks around the edges.

Smell:Roasty pine resin mixed with ripe blood orange aromas

Taste: Nice hopiness with some rye pepperiness.

Mouthfeel: Smooth with creamy carbonation.

Drinkability: Very well balanced with a lot of flavors blending nicely together.

I'm not that big of a fan of black or rye IPAs that I've tried but Wookey Jack is making me reconsider that belief.

Photo of Dougwillhike
4.6/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of seabeetastetest
4.46/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Smells great good citrus hops. Tastes great good hoppy taste needing just a bit more rye for my taste leaves a slight after taste but not an offensive one.. Overall out of ten i give it a solid 9.5 with the lack of rye being the main reason it isn't higher.

Photo of clake
4.21/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bradschafer
3.42/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Stephen_Woods
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of xJMFCx
4.43/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tylerbrowe
4.23/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tim007007
4.03/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Kraty1
3.61/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JFeres
4.73/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of bvilord
4.61/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This is a big well balanced smooth beer. Smells of hops, pine and chocolate. nice butter mouth feel. Tastes like a hoppy chocolate porter.

Photo of Shadow10185
4.23/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A great beer. Definitely an acquired taste. I usually don't enjoy these types of beers but this one was so smooth and tasty. Has a very robust flavor.

Photo of Glenney67
3.7/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mayxday
4.13/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of arvidkoval
4.15/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Black, only letting a little redness show through. Smells overwhelmingly like an IPA. Citrusy, piney notes with a little roastiness behind it. This tastes good. Floral and pine like hops leave a medium bitterness and then there is kind of a roasted aftertaste. Nice mouthfeel on this. Very good black IPA.

Photo of Bobloblawlawblog11
3.84/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Wookey Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 3,904 ratings.