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This stout is sheer beer poetry. Let it warm to about 45 F and pour it into a glass to fully experience its rich, roasty flavors and hints of coffee and chocolate. One glass and youíll agree: The Poet is truly a rich, creamy brew of epic proportions.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zvikar (3621) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - JUN 7, 2014
Bottle shared a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Pours brown to black with a large and thick beige head, aroma of malt, chocolate, honey and some sweetness, flavor of chocolate, malt, coffee and cookies, medium bodied, nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
keanex (1503) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - JUN 4, 2014
On tap at Joe Canals West Deptford.
Appearance: Opaque chestnut body with a tall and dense darker tan head on top with great retention.
Aroma: Very weak aroma with a subtle fruit leaning bias. Hints of chocolate are noticed with a dash of caramel.
Taste: The flavor is mildly sweet with a dash of roast, a dash of smoke, a dash of caramel and a dash of chocolate. A little of everything but nothing is prominent.
Palate: Creamy and full-bodied.
Overall: Really unimpressive. Itís not that itís a bad beer, itís that it lacks focus. Thereís a lot of subtle flavors, but nothing that stands out. Everything sort of gets lost.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gachupines (952) - USA - JUN 2, 2014
Black with a thick tan head. Aroma is light chocolate. Flavor is milk chocolate with mild coffee flavors. Smooth mouthfeel, with a light, eligibility bitter finish. Wife: 4

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnymusky (300) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 29, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 25, 2014 Pours black with thin creamy head.....nose is malt and coffee...mouth is same a little sweetness at the end...beautiful display of a sweet stout....so good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Itzjerm (1396) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Nice beer taste and smell is just like spent grain. Dark head that fades but takes a while. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tnkw01 (1185) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Bottle. Deep dark color with a medium tan head. Aroma was coffee and chocolate. Taste is also coffee and chocolate. Really tasty.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
BAMF (78) - Albion, Michigan, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Aroma is roasted malt and cereal with no hop and no esters. The appearance is black and mostly opaque with a light tan tall head with moderate retention. The flavor is very Rosi with oatmeal and cereal. The roasting this follows through and comes out a little burnt. The mouth feel is very creamy due to the oatmeal and style with low carbonation. Overall it's nice and smooth creamy roasted beer with a slightly unpleasant Burnt aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
marv3mania (185) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAY 11, 2014
Pours a black color with a tan head. Aroma is very coffee-like with a lot of roasted malts. Taste follows the nose. Not as smooth or silky as I usually expect from an oatmeal stout. Not bad, but Iíve had better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NikkTwist (1745) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Draft at Eulogy. Opaque black pour with a large frothy tan head. Nice aroma. Dark roasted coffee. Chocolate nibs. Creamy bubbly pudding, though feels watery by the finish. Sweet charcoal notes in the mix as well. Works as an easy drinking session stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ibrubeer (145) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - MAY 1, 2014
Bottle. Slight roasty aroma. Dark color, no red tint. Medium body. Pretty good flavor, but not overly roasty. Good beer overall.

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