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Wookey Jack | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a tulip glass.

It's certainly black. Can't see any light at all through it when holding it up to a bulb. Smells of sourdough and chestnuts. Sweet and malty on the fore with hints of currents and charred bread. Sweetness gives way to a perfect, relatively intense floral hoppiness. So smooth on the tongue that the 8.3% ABV doesn't even register.

One of the most well-balanced beers I've tasted. I'd recommend it to any IPA-guzzling hop-head as well as anyone who loves a good porter or doppelbock.

Great beer.

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served from bottle into chalice style glass

Odor: piney, hoppy aroma
Appearance: black with 2 finger mocha colored head, plenty of lacing
Taste: nice citrusy start, very smooth, hops throughout, can fell 8.3% warming at end, spicy on tip of tongue, can taste molasses as beer warms.

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