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RATINGS: 1082   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 youll agree: The Poet is truly a rich, creamy brew of epic proportions.

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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (25572) - Malm, SWEDEN - JAN 9, 2017
Bottle. Pours a dark brown color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty caramel aroma. Roasted malty caramel and chocolate flavor. Has a roasted malty caramel bitter chocolate finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
john44 (2986) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2017
Bottle. Very Dark Brown in colour. Beige head. Malty; roasty malts, oaty, dark chocolate, coffee, hint of caramel. Hoppy; lightly hopped. Bitter-sweet roast malty chocolate and coffee throughout. Decent. (2014-12-30)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwyerpg (5946) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 3, 2017
A little bit on the sweet side but still pretty darn good. A simple sweet stout flavor of chocolate mostly. Plus it tastes like victory, as I won this for Denver beating Oakland.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (3276) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2016
Bottle from New Beer Distributors, Manhattan, New York, USA. A black coloured pour with a small beige head on top. Roasty, malty, chocolate aroma. Tastes similar, roasty, malty, chocolate, hint of coffee. Decent.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mainuh_man (291) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 29, 2016
12 Oz bottle. Pours black with a big, brown head that dissipates quickly, leaving strong, slow legging. Tons of chocolate, coffee and roasty malt with some cherry on the nose. Lots of chocolate flavor, quite sweet with lingering burnt malt bitterness and alcohol at the end. Thick, creamy mouthfeel with cloying sugars. Overall, really decent. Hits all the senses well.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jiwookdo (72) - changwon, SOUTH KOREA - OCT 29, 2016
Bottled.at next bar Black color brown head. Chocolate, roasted malt and woody nice light body

3.8
   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!

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
climberbob (455) - 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

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
VertBaconStrips (2380) - Blerkablerka, VENEZUELA - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomat (3714) - Gteborg, 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.


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