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: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottled 9/20/13 (2 months old).

Looks good in the glass, almost black, with light tan head that sticks to the glass.

Smells like roasted grain and pine resin hops, with undertones of rye spiciness.

Tastes nice and hoppy - pine resin, spice, earth - along with robust roastiness. Pretty dry and bitter, only a bare hint of sweetness and even that disappears completely in the long bitter finish. The rye, roast, and hop flavors really complement each other. Great depth of flavor and quite delicious.

Smooth, cushy texture, just the right amount of fine carbonation.

Nice beer, glad to finally try it.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled: 5/24/2013
Consumed: 11/23/2013

Appearance - Dark brown, nearly black in appearance. Glints of red show through when held up to the light. A strong pour yielded 2.5 fingers of head that stuck around for awhile. Nice lacing throughout the drink.

Smell - Since this is an IPA, I was expecting a bit more hops on the nose but this bottle is nearly 6 months old. I smell slight hops and the spice of the rye.

Taste - Peppery spice from the rye. Not much in the way of hops; perhaps a bit of cut grass but not much more. Finishes sweet with caramel malts.

Mouth feel - High carbonation and medium body. Slight heat from the alcohol. Dry finish

Overall - I've had this on tap before and remember it being better. This review may not be fair since the bottle is 6 months old but hopefully at some point I'll get another and update the review.

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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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