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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 you’ll agree: The Poet is truly a rich, creamy brew of epic proportions.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - DEC 16, 2006
Draught at the brew pub. Dark reddish-brown color. Red around the edges. Head was tan and left some lace on the glass. Light roasty aroma with a touch of malty cereal grain. Medium bodied and slightly sweet with roasted malt and dark chocolate flavors. Finishes with a roasty bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
edfitz (118) - Toledo, Ohio, USA - DEC 15, 2006
Light roasted aroma. Black appearance with lacy head. Light chocolate flavors and great creamy feel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - DEC 12, 2006
12 oz. bottle via trade with kokostephi - Pours a brown color with a one and a half finger light tan head. Decent lacing. Has a roasted malt/coffee aroma. Has a light chocolate and big coffee flavor. Has a slightly bitter dry finish. Medium body. A nice beer. Thanks Stephi.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrBeer (829) - Solna Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 23, 2006
Black beer. Roatsed aroma with notes of malt, alcohol, milk, coffee and vanilla. Coffee flavour with notes of spices. A bit thin. Dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mrthirstyneck (341) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 16, 2006
a decent stout have had better nice smell finishes nicely chcolatey and roated a good beer i guess GET SURLY

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chucks66 (85) - Beachwood, Ohio, USA - NOV 14, 2006
Dark brown color, thick looking, malty and chocolaty aroma, thinner bodied than expected, drinks more like a porter than a stout, very nice chocolate and roasty flavors, mild hop flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - NOV 14, 2006
Dark brown body with a small tan head that quickly fades. The aroma is roasted coffee, dark chocolate and molases. The flavor is roast, slightly burnt, light chocolate and brown sugar. Medium body with a slightly thin and watery texture.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wheninhell (488) - chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 7, 2006
dark brown with a small tan head. light mocha aroma. sweet chocolate flavor with a hint of roasted coffee. medium dry bittersweet mocha finish. medium body. mediocre.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Stine (1644) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 6, 2006
UPDATED: SEP 8, 2007 Thick black color, with a brown, disappearing head. Apparently New Holland has ingratiated itself with an entirely uninspiring brand of poetry. Bland aromas and flavors characterized by old coffee grounds and bitter dark chocolate, a bit. Just dull, and slightly soapy and astringent. Gritty, ugly.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jazz88 (2585) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 5, 2006
Bottle. Solid black color with a laced brown head. A nice and strong roasted malt, coffee, chocolate and light fruit (sour) aroma. Rich coating malts with a long chocolate finish. Initially sweet, finishs dry, with milk chocolate.

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