I agree; I like the big IES. I understand the "robocedar" complaints, but at the same time, the stuff creates an impression of buoyant fizziness that I really like.
As so stated yourself, try as many JCE scents as possible. He is known for using IES to great effect (or not, depending on your opinion of IES).
Also, many Ormonde Jayne scents use quite a bit of the stuff. Isfarkand comes to mind as a good example. This is definitely a "fresh woody aromatic."
I believe Dior Fahrenheit uses quite a bit of it, and was one of the first to make use of the chemical. Also woody and aromatic, somewhat fresh.
Be sure to try Escentric 01, as the stuff is basically pure IES.
I'll re-post this as well. Scents with the most IES: