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

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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.

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Wookey Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
4.23 out of 5 based on 4,609 ratings.
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