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Wookey Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

3,626 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,626
Reviews: 546
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 8.94%
Wants: 209
Gots: 456 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: barleywinefiend on 03-11-2012)
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

alexsergio, Sep 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

BobCobb, Sep 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

raft_guide, Sep 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

bryang002, Sep 07, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

laughingman4929, Sep 07, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

benfairbank, Sep 07, 2012
Photo of woosterbill
4.03/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bomber into a Duvel tulip. Thanks to whoever opened this one.

A: Black with brown highlights and a finger of dense, fine tan head. Good retention, great lace. Lovely.

S: Coffee and hops, with lots of pine and some raw herbalness. Very brash, very nice.

T: Purely hoppy up front, with pine being dominant. Some grapefruit as well, followed by a touch of coffee roastiness. The finish is long, bitter, and ashy. Good stuff.

M: Creamy medium body. Solid.

O: I really liked this one, despite not being a huge fan of the style. Well worth a shot.

Cheers!

woosterbill, Sep 07, 2012
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4.1/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22 oz bottle (can't interpret date ".../09/12 14:27") into a DFH globe.

Immediate hop whiff after popping the top is very appetizing. Pours a dark cola brown/red settling to a very dark brown with a sizzling one-finger head....love the energy of this head. Initial smell is citrus hops with a bit of pine and a good dose of rye malt. Taste is more of the same, with a sharp carbonation attacking the front of the tongue while the hops, a bit of coffee, and caramel sweetness caress and soothe the rest of the mouth. Some chocolatey goodness coupled with rye on the back end. Carbonation is nicely done on this one, with a medium body rounding out a really nice mouthfeel. Overall, very well done, I will be trying this again in the future very soon.

mychalg9, Sep 07, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

durkle, Sep 06, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

vicsju1991, Sep 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

pjs234, Sep 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

stampfler07, Sep 06, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

jdhasse, Sep 06, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

theminutemen, Sep 05, 2012
Photo of bum732
4.1/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

S: Mix of coffee and citrus hops, great nose. Some pine and it warms.

L: Very dark brown, bordering on black. Off-white creamy head that dissipates. Solid lacing.

T: Bold citrus hoppiness with a slight coffee roasty body. Medium high bitterness leading to a good balance of coffee-ness and roastiness. Bold malt but not too sweet throughout. Finishes hoppy and slightly roasty, dry.

M: Medium full body, medium carbonation.

Really solid black IPA, quite hoppy with some roast. Really enjoyed this beer.

bum732, Sep 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

Backlash209, Sep 03, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Reagan1984, Sep 03, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.25/5  rDev 0%

DavyJones, Sep 03, 2012
Wookey Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 3,626 ratings.