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Wookey Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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95
world-class

3,194 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,194
Reviews: 509
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 8.94%
Wants: 174
Gots: 301 | 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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zoober911

New York

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

03-01-2013 22:54:48 | More by zoober911
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Brennanleroy

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

03-01-2013 19:56:48 | More by Brennanleroy
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MarkFy

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

03-01-2013 15:16:45 | More by MarkFy
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fitz284

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev 0%

03-01-2013 04:09:17 | More by fitz284
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n00blar

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev 0%

03-01-2013 03:03:02 | More by n00blar
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JDizzle

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

03-01-2013 00:03:24 | More by JDizzle
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imyourhero21

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

02-28-2013 20:03:32 | More by imyourhero21
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dctriman

Virginia

4/5  rDev -5.9%

02-28-2013 15:58:49 | More by dctriman
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DeutschesBier

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-28-2013 15:33:56 | More by DeutschesBier
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JohnLikesBeeraLot

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

02-28-2013 13:59:29 | More by JohnLikesBeeraLot
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dsshuck

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

02-28-2013 03:55:36 | More by dsshuck
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Molnar

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-28-2013 03:05:35 | More by Molnar
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magovnst

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

02-28-2013 02:26:18 | More by magovnst
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owend

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

02-27-2013 20:24:56 | More by owend
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egrace84

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-27-2013 17:46:04 | More by egrace84
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yeaprolly

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

02-27-2013 08:57:24 | More by yeaprolly
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57md

Pennsylvania

4.43/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance is dark brown to black with less than a finger of tan head. There is good retention to the head, however and it leaves rings on the glass that are almost as thick as those left by a nitro-tapped beer. There are certainly hops present in the nose, but there are also roasty notes that make for a complex olfactory experience. The flavor includes roasted malts combined with some decent hoppiness and accentuated well with a touch of smoke (a pleasant surprise). The finish is not super hoppy, but the bitterness is enough to round out an exceptional drinking experience.

Serving type: on-tap

02-27-2013 06:50:13 | More by 57md
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PHKrames

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

02-27-2013 01:56:45 | More by PHKrames
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JoninVT

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

02-27-2013 00:31:06 | More by JoninVT
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BrewmanCapote

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-26-2013 22:35:11 | More by BrewmanCapote
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04beerguy

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.9%

02-26-2013 17:34:50 | More by 04beerguy
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deebo

Minnesota

4.39/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Picked up a bomber of this bad boy on recent trip to CA. Bottled on 1/25/13. Poured into a pint glass I can smell the hops a mile away...wow what an aromatic brew! Very heady, bubbly and dense with a light tan color. The liquid is black with a garnet hue and clear when held up to light. The whiffs of aromatic citra and amarillo hops. That characteristic rye spice is also quite pronounced but takes a back seat to the juicy citrus (apricot) aroma. Taste is indeed hoppy but there is a big malt bill here. Nice roasted notes with a rye spicy zing. Plenty of carbonation and medium bodied the high alcohol content is definitely not obtrusive and hidden well beneath the ample hops and malt. Their is a slight bitter bite in the aftertaste but it cleans up very nicely. While enjoying the first pint there is some beautiful lacing present and a chunk of head remains. This is a good looking, unbelievably aromatic, well done brew. I've only had a few of the offerings from FW but am really impressed! Superb. The best black IPA I've tasted.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2013 04:01:46 | More by deebo
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russpowell

Oklahoma

4.23/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottled 11/20/12

Pours a scarlet tinged mahogany with 3+ fingers of mocha colored head. Eoic lacing & good head retention

S: Pineyness & grapefruit, not as assertive I would've hoped

T: Follows the nose, plus roastyness up front & little bit baker's chocolate as well. Roasty bitterness & grapefruit as this warms, then pineyness kicks in & grapefruit acidity. Finishes roasty with mucho grapefruit

MF: Medium bodied, crisp carbonation, good balance for the style, a bit of warming booze

This is good but not upper ecehelon, give me a Stone's itteration on this style any day, but pretty nice & very drinkable; the abv is well disguised. Will try this again if I can find a super fresh bottle. Had this on tap & this compares favorably to that if memory serves me...

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2013 03:51:18 | More by russpowell
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bigbeerfan

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

02-26-2013 03:13:57 | More by bigbeerfan
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Sokool

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

02-26-2013 01:18:14 | More by Sokool
Wookey Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
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