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Wookey Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

3,410 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,410
Reviews: 526
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 8.92%
Wants: 191
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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4/5  rDev -6.1%

JamesStreet, Nov 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

NJBeer265, Nov 21, 2013
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4.26/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Served on Tap in a stemmed tulip at Meddlesome Moth in Dallas, TX.

Nice appearance - dark black/brown - semi-opaque.

Great citrusy aroma.

Really nice and well balanced Black Rye DIPA. Not the most complex DIPA ive had, but I would order it again if I had the chance.

Silverpath6, Nov 21, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Dmbphoenix, Nov 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -12%

blabaer, Nov 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

N3ptune, Nov 21, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

lighthabit, Nov 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

22Blue, Nov 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

spbennett13, Nov 20, 2013
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4.38/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: pours black with less than 10% transparency. A couple finger head on pour and solid lacing.
S: fresh hop punch with some sweet malt. Amazingly aromatic. The rye isn't dense but definately there. Overall some pine, grass and citrus as expected from an IPA
T: fresh hops, rye dryness, sweet and bitter malts. Great combo and more focus on IPA than rye or black styles which is why this is a new favorite.
M: medium mouthfeel and carbonation. Pleasant dinner or dessert beer.
O: amazing offering from Firestone and not what I anticipated. The focus on hoppy IPA and foundational support of sweet malts and dry rye makes this a perfect balance.

SavvyStudent, Nov 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

brewskis4drewski, Nov 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

Gonger19, Nov 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

kdb150, Nov 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

dbattey, Nov 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Danimal1101, Nov 17, 2013
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4.43/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Pours black looking but shows deep dark brown when held to the light with some mahogany around the edges. Head is almost milk chocolate in color thumb sized that falls to ringed scum with some sheet lace.

Aroma is very nice hop forward nice pine notes, big juicy citrus grapefruit, pineapple. Its is a black IPA there are roasted notes but hops defiantly dominate.

Taste is creamy like roasted flavors almost dry, like a mild iced coffee with small hints of chocolate. Hop flavors to start but the roasted notes last a while before the bitterness hits your taste buds. Hops do not kick as much as you would think from the smell, but definite citrus rind and pine bitterness to round out the roasted malt. A well balanced very enjoyable black IPA.

Mouthfeel is medium with medium level of carbonation seems to fit the brew and stays out of the way of the flavors.

Overall very well balanced and tasty brew, might be the best black IPA I have had.

mntlover, Nov 17, 2013
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5/5  rDev +17.4%

Booner818, Nov 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

jorgerod99, Nov 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

santa216, Nov 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

IndyDad, Nov 15, 2013
Wookey Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 3,410 ratings.