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RATINGS: 1064   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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.


3.7
   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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbkschubert (2901) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrBeer (862) - 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.

3.2
   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

3.9
   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.

3.3
   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.

2.7
   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.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Stine (1746) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jazz88 (2661) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
Jwasciuk (198) - Lowell, Michigan, USA - OCT 26, 2006
pours black and muddy, creamy brown head. Aroma is heavyly malted, cookies, toasted chocolate. Flavor is well balanced great example of style, finishes lightly bitter with toasted malts. Meduim to full bodied oily and creamy softly carbonated. Overall very nice, cant wait to try it on tap.


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