Firestone Walker Wookey Jack

First, I should note that this beer is at least a year old. It, along with a handful of other bottles of beer, was purchased prior to my reduced consumption of beer.

In any case, this beer had a carbonated mouthfeel and a bitter taste. In addition, there were some coffee notes and/or some rye notes hanging out in the background. 11:01PM PT

[20160903 Quick Edit]

Firestone Walker Wookey Jack

Relevant Links:
Wookey Jack (Firestone Walker Website)
Wookey Jack | Firestone Walker Brewing Co. (
Firestone Walker Wookey Jack Black Rye IPA (

Website Information:
Wookey Jack
Black Rye IPA

A riff on the familiar Black IPA style, Wookey Jack is gnarly on the outside yet refined on the inside. Malted Rye and a dash of Cara Rye impart a spicy grain quality to the palate, while double dry-­‐hopping with Citra and Amarillo hops brings a citrusy dimension to the aroma profile. The brewing team also claims to have incorporated a bit of “Wookey Dust” into the recipe. The beer is black in color, but if you close your eyes and taste it, you’ll say it’s a true IPA. Wookey Jack is unfined and unfiltered to retain its woolly natural texture and character.

Unless indicated otherwise on the code date, our beer is best if enjoyed within 120 days of its bottling date.

Beer Information
ABV: 8.3%
IBU: 80
FERMENTATION: 100% Stainless Steel
MALTS: Pale Malt, Malted Rye, Dash of Cara-Rye, Midnight Wheat from Briess, De-Bittered Black Malt (Weyermann - Germany/Patagonia malting - Chile), Dash of Wookey dust
HOPS: German Magnum (bittering), Citra & Amarillo (flavor/aroma and double dry-hopped)

12 oz bottle, 22 oz bottle, draft

2013 Gold Medal, Great American Beer Festival (American-style Black Ale)
2012 Gold Medal, Great American Beer Festival (American-Style Black Ale)
2012 Top 25 Beers, Draft Magazine
2013 Gold Medal, Great American Beer Festival

No comments :