Wookey Jack | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by barleywinefiend on 03-11-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
702
Ratings:
4,624
pDev:
8.71%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 4,624 |  Reviews: 702
Photo of FatBoyGotSwagger
4.27/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bagman007
4/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of R3ason
4.07/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mmcurran
4.34/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ihazabucket7
4.63/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a snifter. Super balanced black IPA. Nice smell and taste was amazing. You get that rye, hoppy taste, malt but not overpowering. Very balanced.

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Photo of DrMindbender
4.19/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RancidAggro
4.48/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jeffsta1
3.8/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Great color, inspiring, dark. Pale tan head, mixed texture.

Mild smell. Nothing offputting, perhaps a bit light.

Flavor is verry bitter: hops, bitter malt, orange and orange rind.

Mouthfeel is quite good: not overly rich, but still satisfying. Carbonation is spot-on.

Finish is not intense, long, bitter & orange.

Don't re-buy - there are many better options.

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Photo of Smconnor
4.2/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Snowdog
4.43/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LeftHanded666
4.44/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TNeedles
4/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Skellbop
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dddddddd
4.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Weisseguy1
4.24/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of gcasher
4.26/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Served out of a bottle.
Pittsburgh does not have distribution, so we have to be wary of age. This bottle was dated July 31, 2014. The pour produced a fluffy mocha head. The beer appeared black. The taste was similar to a nice Porter with waves of the washing over it. All in all it held up great over the past year.

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Photo of azkkr
4.12/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CNoj012
3.87/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Dark Pennance is the gold standard for me in the Black IPA category, and this one falls way short.

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Photo of jds16
4.21/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DeadGuyRyan
4.61/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of rjs246
4.17/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I've had a bunch of black ipas (meh) and a bunch of rye ipas (slightly above meh) and none of them have come close to this. It smelled great and tasted great with all of the malt character and rye spice you expect from the style balanced perfectly with tons of hops. So damned good.

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Photo of Skagnetti
4.24/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of redfox405
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Moose88
4.4/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of disney2
4.88/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Another great beer from Firestone Walker. Wookey Jack has all the great taste of a world class IPA with a lingering rye finish. Definitely one of my favorites.

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Wookey Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.25 out of 5 with 4,624 ratings