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Wookey Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

3,102 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,102
Reviews: 506
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 8.71%
Wants: 170
Gots: 265 | FT: 10
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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robbase9

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

02-24-2014 17:17:39 | More by robbase9
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cfrances33

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

02-24-2014 15:56:58 | More by cfrances33
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Jvrdz24

Texas

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-24-2014 02:58:49 | More by Jvrdz24
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fourstringer

Maryland

4.13/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bomber into a Brewer's Art goblet. Moderate hand. Label reads, Bottled on: 12/27/13. Love the boxing bear on the cap.

A: Essentially black, red-tinged dark brown. 1 finger of tan head with ok retention. Moderate lacing.

S: Hops at the forefront with a surprisingly fruity essence. Grapefruit. Citrus. Faint pine. Lighter roasted malt notes and a little oak. Touch of booze.

T: Assertive hopping throughout with a nice bitterness and more pine notes than I was expecting. Some roasted malt notes develop with some bitter cacao and a trace of smoke. Dry finish. A bit of spice from the rye, although fairly subdued. Alcohol is light for the 8.3% ABV.

M: Moderate carbonation with a moderate body. Good vehicle. Smooth with a slightly velvety feel.

O: Well-executed and good drinking brew. Nice hop notes and particularly nice mouthfeel. I'd welcome some more rye presence, but tasty for sure.

Prost!

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2014 00:57:46 | More by fourstringer
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HarryPotHead

Maryland

4/5  rDev -5.9%

02-23-2014 20:52:50 | More by HarryPotHead
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Rosethoj

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

02-23-2014 20:46:40 | More by Rosethoj
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badmotorgrunge

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.6%

02-23-2014 15:57:25 | More by badmotorgrunge
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Vanz

Australia

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

02-23-2014 12:46:06 | More by Vanz
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ItsYourBoyBlue

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-23-2014 09:50:15 | More by ItsYourBoyBlue
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Beermasterjarrett

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

02-23-2014 06:53:20 | More by Beermasterjarrett
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xombii13

Texas

5/5  rDev +17.6%

02-23-2014 05:01:21 | More by xombii13
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dpgoblejr

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-22-2014 15:49:39 | More by dpgoblejr
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Franziskaner

Missouri

4.18/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very dark black in color but you can still see just a slight bit of light gets through when held up to a light. Brussels lacing. A thin layer of khaki colored foam covers the top, perhaps not quite a quarter of an inch. Aroma of rye and pine like hops is very prevalent and beckons for a sip. The flavor is initially very bitter from the pine like Northwest hops, but then quickly segues into the spicy, earthy rye flavor. The mouth is silky and deceptively smooth.

Serving type: bottle

02-22-2014 05:02:39 | More by Franziskaner
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mconner666

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

02-22-2014 04:17:54 | More by mconner666
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champ103

Texas

3.36/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

About time I have put my thoughts down for this one. I have had many bottles, and on tap at several places. Throughout Houston, and elsewhere. Maybe the beer I have had the most of, without a review.

A: Pours a dark brown, nearly black color. A beige head rises to over two fingers. Rings of lace are left behind.
S: Piny, soapy, oily hops. Orange, grapefruit. Mixed with deep almost burnt caramel malts. Chocolate, light roast. A mess.
T: Again, a mess of piny, oily, orange, and grapefruit like hops with the big malt flavor. Burnt caramel malt with tons of sweetness. Some coffee, and chocolate. Finishes with an everlasting bitterness.
M/D: A full and resinous body. Almost sticky and oily. Moderate carbonation, but just very slick overall. Not hard to drink. Considering, I keep having a pint or bottle when available.

This is a hard review to write. I keep trying this cause I want to like it. Though I keep being let down. Certainly a standard for this style, if that is your thing. I have never been a fan with the clash of hops and big malts. After many tries, this is obviously not for me.

Serving type: bottle

02-22-2014 04:07:50 | More by champ103
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RandyKemka

New York

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

02-21-2014 23:12:42 | More by RandyKemka
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dcp27

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-21-2014 19:21:24 | More by dcp27
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cultclassic89

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

02-21-2014 17:50:32 | More by cultclassic89
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beergeekteacher

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-20-2014 22:16:42 | More by beergeekteacher
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TimBeaulieu

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.9%

02-20-2014 02:39:27 | More by TimBeaulieu
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Charliechu

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-19-2014 05:39:14 | More by Charliechu
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hbchrisg

California

4/5  rDev -5.9%

02-19-2014 01:43:54 | More by hbchrisg
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golf4collet

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-18-2014 22:56:25 | More by golf4collet
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Travcofarms

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.6%

02-18-2014 12:31:39 | More by Travcofarms
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BreweryRun

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-18-2014 05:29:29 | More by BreweryRun
Wookey Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
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