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RATINGS: 1066   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
OxfordBeer (16) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - OCT 24, 2012
12oz bottle to tulip pint glass. Pours a dark brown with a red tint, more amber than black, if that makes since. Low carbonation and a tan had that doesnt last, but does leave laces on the glass. Nose is toasted malt, some dark chocolate and coffee. Most of what is expected with this style. Flavor is very aggresive! Bitter with dark chocolate, roasted malts, coffee, and basically replicating the nose, but amplified. Milkshake like mouthfeel but slightly lighter body than most of the oatmeal stouts I have tried, and im not sure if thats a good thing or bad yet. Finish is bitter and dry; making it very drinkable and enjoyable even after a pint, probably due to the balance this brew has. This is something I could session and recommend

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stegel (3) - - SEP 6, 2016 does not count
Loved the richness of this beer. I did take there suggestion and let it warm up some which totally made a difference in its taste!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
climberbob (449) - Virginia, USA - SEP 2, 2016
Bottle into stout glass. Looks like it should. Pleasing aroma of chocolate oak. Similar taste. Smooth mouthfeel. Roasty tasty stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
VertBaconStrips (2326) - Blerkablerka, NIUE - JUL 29, 2016
Wonderful sort of. Smooth and soft with bite. Milky, bitterness throughout, roasted almonds, brown sugar, light coffee, licorice. The hops are sizzly. The bitterness feels good but in the end I prefer my oatmeals much quieter. Great aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomat (3420) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 26, 2016
Bottle @ Oliver Twist. Very dark brown with a small brown head. Malty and fruity tones. Malt, coffee, licorice and hops. Medium body with a nice bitter/ malty finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jspencer78 (32) - Rochester, Minnesota, USA - JUL 15, 2016
Pours almost black with a short fairly long lasting cream head. Aroma of mild coffee and a little chocolate. Relatively thin mouth feel but very smooth taste of coffee and chocolate. Not TOO sweet (as compared to say a mild stout). Very easy to drink but not too complicated

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Msdrbeat (498) - East Lansing, USA - JUN 24, 2016
On tap at New Holland. Pours very dark black. Chocolate taste. Smooth mouthfeel but thin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (8080) - ITALY - JUN 8, 2016
bottlescura buona schiuma persistente decise note tostate cafe cioccolato buon corpo morbida lieve floreale

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bvbunited (68) - Ohio, USA - MAY 8, 2016
This is an excellent beer from a great brewery I would highly recommend it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
AgentAle (1542) - Alberta, CANADA - MAY 8, 2016
Aroma is caramel, toffee, honey and brown sugar. Taste is caramel, toffee, and toasted mts. Appearance is black with a thin pearl head that retains fairly well

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ozzy70 (855) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - APR 26, 2016
12 oz. bottle. Poured black with a thick tan head. Aroma of light coffee, roasted malts and subtle chocolate. Taste was sweet and mild coffee flavored.

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