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

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Added by barleywinefiend on 03-11-2012

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Ratings:
4,611
Reviews:
702
Avg:
4.23
pDev:
8.75%
 
 
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A good drinking draft and spot on black IPA solid offering. Very good, another solid Firestone Walker offering. Black bodied, assertive carbonation. Average mouthfeel. Solid hops, solid roast,anise. Rye spice adds some edge. Roast aroma. Significant grapefruit.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance is a very dark brown, almost black, unfiltered, nice lacing. Aroma is hops, grapefruit, pine, a bit of caramel, very nice. Flavor is okey, piney, dark roasted malt, a bit of coffee and caramel. I feel like I'm in the lumber yard and inhaling deeply with my mouth open. Mouthfeel is medium thick, not quite chewy. Overall the is an outstanding black IPA.

Ok, I'm updating my review. Take a brick. Soak it in fresh-squeezed grapefruit juice for a few days. Then steep in strong espresso for a few more days. Sprinkle with hops, and you've got Wookey Jack.

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12 oz bottle/bottled 7/31/14. 8.3% ABV.
a - black/opaque
s - floral hops, slight spice(rye)
t - hops up front, rye and roasted malt dance together perfectly in the mouth.
m - slightly creamy, medium bodied.
o - what great balance achieved with such an ambitious recipe. the rye pairs so well with the roasted malt. the hops work just enough. this is probably one of my favorite beers.

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