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Wookey Jack | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
California, United States
firestonewalker.com

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by barleywinefiend on 03-11-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#770
Reviews:
702
Ratings:
4,620
pDev:
8.71%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of damndirtyape
4.04/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at Khyber Pass Pub in Philadelphia. Served in a tulip glass.

Appearance: Black with a very thin tan head. A few strands and islands of lacing. 4

Smell: Hoppy - leafy, mango, papaya, tropical fruit. 4.25

Taste: Bitter hoppy from start to finish, with pine and pomolo grapefruit bitterness. Some roasted malt in the middle as a compliment / accent to all the hops. There is a bit of a spicy finish with this beer along with the grapefruit hop finish. 4

Mouthfeel: Light carbonation, very sticky on the teeth, smooth underneath. 3.75

Overall / Drinkability: A slow sipping beer. To my surprise I only wanted one of these and I was done. Perhaps too intense in bitterness. Very good, but I think it wrecked my palate for the evening. Went well enough with pulled pork BBQ, but wasn’t a perfect food match. Certainly a very good savoring beer, just not a beer that goes well with smoked BBQ. Perhaps better with something else, but I’m not sure what. 4

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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

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4.25/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

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4.2/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.92/5  rDev +15.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

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4.56/5  rDev +7.3%

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4.4/5  rDev +3.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

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4.25/5  rDev 0%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.25/5  rDev 0%

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of Brackh
4.25/5  rDev 0%

Pours black. Not super dark black. No head. Smells great. Malty and sweet. You can taste the alcohol but without the over the top bitterness. Glad I got a chance to try it.

Wife's Review:"It is ok."

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4.25/5  rDev 0%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

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4.28/5  rDev +0.7%

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of leaddog
4.32/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Appearance - Pours a dark cola brown with two fingers of creamy tan head.

Smell - roasted malts, hint of rye malts, cocoa, citrus/piney hops, hint of pine resin.

Taste - Hit right away with the roasted malts and hint of rye malts followed by the cocoa,citrus/piney hops, and pine resin.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Finishes with a pleasant lingering bitterness from the piney hops.

Overall - For my first offering from Firestone, they deliver a solid Cascadian. The aroma could of been a little more pronounced with the hops as I found it to be more malt dominated. Other than that, a solid Cascadian and am glad to have finally tried a Firestone offering.

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Photo of Kevin89065
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Wookey Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.25 out of 5 with 4,620 ratings
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