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RATINGS: 1025   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gyllenbock (6117) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2015
Sample at SBWF 2015. Black with a small tan head. Sweet with oat, chocolate, caramel and some light coffee. Medium mouthfeel. A descent one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bubblehouse (860) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Looks good in the glass. Has a nice flavor but slightly lacking in its aroma. Drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Viper666 (2811) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 22, 2015
Où, Quand, Comment : Bouteille. Mondial de la bière 2007.
Visuel : Couleur : noire. Apparence : opaque.
Arôme : Malt rôti, léger de chocolat, notes de café.
Goût : Entrée de bouche : malt rôti doux avec des notes lactiques et de café Un léger support de caramel discret avec des notes de café et de houblon herbeux.
En bouche : Corps : moyen-mince. Effervescence : moyenne. Texture : légèrement crémeuse. Finale : moyenne-longue, légèrement amère de rôti avec des notes de chocolat et de houblon herbeux.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bosco (261) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - SEP 14, 2015
Almost opaque, with minimal head and lacing. Fruity sweetness, coffee, chocolate, licorice, grapes. Weird finish. $9.99/multi sixer at Wegmans Leesburg VA

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JDBaker11058 (1608) - Maryland, USA - SEP 7, 2015
Appearance: dark brown, thick medium tan head, minimal lacing. Aroma: dark and milk chocolate, light espresso, vanilla. Taste: bittersweet dark chocolate, toasted black bread, cold-pressed coffee, cream, light earth. Finish: roasty, smooth, sweet, and creamy. Notes: Perfect example of the style. Palate was excellent. Bottle from Total Wine and More in Alexandria, Virginia.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (39787) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2015

Bottle 12fl.oz.

[ As New Holland The Poet ].
Clear dark black brown color with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, oat, light chocolate, moderate coffee. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, chocolate, oat, light roasted. Body is medium full to medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140814]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nejhleader (1371) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 21, 2015
a subtle coffee chocolate aroma. creamy body. a nice slight roast malt taste with some coffee and chocolate. very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartzluke (400) - Oklahoma, USA - AUG 10, 2015
12 oz pour from chilled bottle into shaker pint. Dark brown, opaque, very moderate head. Nose is sweet, brown sugar, caramel. Body is full and creamy. Taste is also quite sweet, malty, caramel, dark bread, a hint of chocolate. Not bad, if you’re looking for a sweet stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
lukin (529) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 4, 2015
bottle. Pours dark black with a soft tan head. Strong coffee and roast, light sweetness, nice smooth mouthfeel. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (7455) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 2, 2015
[7343-20150704] Tap. Sweet roasted grains and barrel aroma. Hazy, dark brown black body with a medium-lasting foamy tan head. Boozy candied fruit cake and roasted bread flavour. Full body. Good. (7/3/7/3/14) 3.4
(@ HopCat, Detroit, MI)

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