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: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Pours pitch black with a thick foamy brown head. Head retention is good. Lacing is great. Strong black licorice and slight java aroma. Very smooth taste. Black licorice, coffee, maybe slight chocolate. Very good, though. Heavy bodied. Low carbonation.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A- Pretty much pitch black in the glass. Poured a huge, sticky, creamy 2 finger head. Awesome lacing.
S- Big tropical fruit and floral up front. Orange, pineapple, grapefruit, pine, dank, caramel, and slight roast when you dig in.
T- Sweet citrus and tropical fruit over caramel, bread, and roasted malts. Finish is huge roasted malt, char, and light bitter chocolate that is almost instantly assaulted by a massive pine bitterness. Char and bitterness is overpowering. Aftertaste adds a slightly metallic spice from the rye and a touch of grapefruit.
M- Medium body. Oily and resinous. Intensely drying with big lingering bitterness.
O- This was one of those I know is a well crafted beer, but I just can't dig it. The aromas were heavenly, but the taste ended far too burned and bitter for my palate. I don't think I can recall a beer's taste deviating so drastically from its smell, which is really an accomplishment, I suppose. Huge flavors, nice complexity, just not my style.

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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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