Wookey Jack | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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Wookey JackWookey Jack

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

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by barleywinefiend on 03-11-2012

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5/5  rDev +18.2%

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3.67/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the Barrel Republic.

Appearance: Opaque black-brown with a sudsy tan head that leaves streaks of lacing.

Aroma: Black IPA leaning towards herbal and low hops.

Flavor: Good hop/malt mix and balance. Better than the aroma suggests.

Feel: Medium+ body with good carbonation. Semi-dry.

O: Very good for style.

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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5/5  rDev +18.2%

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5/5  rDev +18.2%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.07/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into pint glass from bomber.

A-Overly heady when poured, several fingers of thick suds and large lace. Very dark with hint of amber around the edges when held up to the sun.

S-Piney, citrus, great hop aroma with a hint of roastiness.

T-More of the roastiness here with less of the fruit and some spiciness. Still some piney, green character as well.

M-Really nice. Fairly carbonated for a black ale (comparing to more traditional, less carbonated styles), medium body and drinks well for a "bigger guy."

O-I'm still new to rating the darker stuff and am more comfortable with my impressions of "regular" IPAs. However, I definitely enjoy this one and Firestone Walker never seems to let me down. Nice green hop aroma and taste balanced by some roast and spiciness from the malt.

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

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4.24/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

bottle date 1/24/14 12:01
thick beutiful head pour inside two snifters.
super dark amber with good clarity only shown by using a really bright LED flashlight.
also revealed excellent carbonation.
nose is piney hop with some malty undertone.
taste is chocolate, molasses, hop and general goodness.
I really like this beer and highly suggest it. would love ot have one fresher but this is still amazing.

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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Wookey Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
4.23 out of 5 based on 4,611 ratings.
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