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Wookey Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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95
world-class

3,831 Ratings
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95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,831
Reviews: 573
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 8.92%
Wants: 237
Gots: 541 | FT: 13
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 mr-jj
4.41/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NSXAG
4.75/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of almostjay
4.24/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hermit990
4.06/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DuffMan23
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gaddabble
4.26/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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

Pitch black pour with a really nice big fluffy light beige head, messy and sticky as it recedes.
A great smell, mix of strong citrus, roasted malt (a bit smokey), caramel, sweet chocolate, pine, a generous pinch of salt.
Mouthful of citrus hops, rich with grapefruit, pomelo and some surprising tropical notes, mostly pineapple, but also a bit of mango. Fruitiness marries perfectly with rich milk chocolate and salted toffee. Chewy dark malts, rich dark bread, lots of spicy rye, herbs. Gets roastier bit by bit, even smokey, with dark cocoa and some coffee bean in the end. Sprinkled with spruce and piney hops. Pretty bitter hop finish, helped by the almost ashy burnt malts.
Aftertaste has burnt rye bread, lots of pine, some grapefruit peel, salt, espresso, faint caramel. Medium, but really chewy body, low carbonation.
Really rich and chewy, every sip feels almost like a bite, actually. Rye shines, hops are rough, but with that nice crisp citrus edge, even extra fruity goodness. One of the best black IPAs i've ever had.

Photo of glinnebur
3.41/5  rDev -20%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of intovert2438
4.29/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fromtherockpile
4.15/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Charlie9614
4.04/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of drdiesel9483
4.43/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Look - fantastic tan head with great lacing in this dark beer.
Smell - piney citrus
Taste - piney citrus spiced toasty malt
Feel - medium body and carbonation
Overall - really good very different black ipa. Love the rye in it.

Photo of ReverendJon
4.69/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of Nitty703
4.06/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MontesIgnis
4.8/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of blacksbomber
4.18/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Footballtennishockeygolf
4.65/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jshusc
4.36/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jae61
4.54/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Lsmith316
3.95/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kendollkaff
4.09/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bkenis
4.44/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pugsley
4.86/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Favorite black IPA, if someone knows a better one, let me know, this one is the top until then

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

Wookey Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 3,831 ratings.