Wookey Jack | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

Your Rating: None

Want it   Got it 
Wookey JackWookey Jack
4,620 Ratings
Wookey JackWookey Jack

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

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by barleywinefiend on 03-11-2012

Bros Score:
View: Beers | Events
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 4,620 |  Reviews: 702
Photo of Georgiabeer
4.25/5  rDev 0%

Photo of dspinler
4.25/5  rDev 0%

Photo of jhamill
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of ONovoMexicano
4/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of detrockcitey
4/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of jbhollis1180
4.25/5  rDev 0%

Photo of BuckeyeFaninMI
4.25/5  rDev 0%

Photo of PaBrewSki
4.37/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bottle into snifter. Three finger tan head slowly faded to a thin rim. Nose is a blend of hops, roasted malts and rye. First taste is very roasty with a decent hoppy bitterness towards the end that lingers. It has a medium mouth feel and the rye is present throughout with a solid amount of rye hanging around after every sip. Very drinkable. Hardly notice the 8.3%.

 378 characters

Photo of Bdel34
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of cjckson
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of s35keith
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of Nathan_Snyder
4.25/5  rDev 0%

Photo of spark3148857
4.41/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of darthvohn
4.38/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Glass Used: Nonic pint

Appearance: Black but not opaque; holding it up to the light you see twinkles of dark garnet. On top a long lasting tightly packed small-medium sized bubbled root beer float foam colored head. Lacing is great leaving webs of foam in it's wake.

Smell: Piney citrus hops, spicy rye and roasted malts. The longer it sat and warmed the more of the roasted aromas came through.

Taste: Lovely rye spiciness with complex roasted malts imparting some bitter chocolate notes before the resiny hops charges through making their presence known. The bitterness of a stout and IPA unite leaving a pleasant bitter finish.

Mouthfeel: Soft and velvety. Coats the mouth nicely; nice carbonation.

Overall: This is my first black ale which really appeals to me as it combines the flavor profiles of two of my favorites styles. The finish on this beer is amazing. I find myself savoring both flavors of a stout and IPA well after I've finish the swig. If you are a fan of both IPAs and Stouts, get this. Don't procrastinate like I did. Just get it and dwell in it's tastiness.

 1,084 characters

Photo of WMD-1002
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of JSBILK
4/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of medic746
4/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of Joecaddie
3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of jollybuffalo
3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.25/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Herky21
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of bvlaminck
3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of dannykugler
4.25/5  rDev 0%

Photo of wiltznucs
3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

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

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.