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RATINGS: 1063   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 you’ll agree: The Poet is truly a rich, creamy brew of epic proportions.

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3.9
bvbunited (73) - Ohio, USA - MAY 8, 2016
This is an excellent beer from a great brewery I would highly recommend it.

3.5
AgentAle (1807) - 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

3.6
ozzy70 (1264) - 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.

3.8
zubblwump (118) - Michigan, USA - APR 22, 2016
Dark, with medium head. Pours so thick the last couple drops looked like syrup. Smell is more hoppy than I expected from a stout. Feels as thick in the mouth as it looked pouring. Taste is very good too, smooth and very little bitterness. Not quite Dragon’s Milk, but so far New Holland is batting 1.000 with me.

4.4
Hopper8 (227) - Holland, Michigan, USA - APR 18, 2016
UPDATED: NOV 16, 2016 It’s a lovely chocolate malt aroma, it pours into this beautifully dark and rocky beer. Then you’re hit with this wonderfully balanced flavor of malt and chocolate. Out of a bottle, I’ve always been way less than impressed with an overly bitter and uninteresting beer. On tap, it’s one of the best stouts I’ve had for drinking.

3.2
Malin_aiisa (1220) - SWEDEN - APR 9, 2016
Bottle at NYC Craft beer festival. black, off white head aroma of coffe, chocolate, creamy fizzy, bitter

4.3
gattullo (12) - - APR 3, 2016
Dark pour. Nice head. Smooth going down. Not a ton of chocolate taste but a great tasting stout.

3.5
voyageurmike (502) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 2, 2016
Poured into tulip glass, dark brown with thin head. Full bodied and creamy, roasty malt flavor and finish. Did not pick up much chocolate in the taste.

3.4
finol (3465) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2016
Bottle at NYC Craft beer festival. Taste of dark fruits, chocolate and a little coffee.

3.3
a_sully (457) - - MAR 12, 2016
Deep brown body with a light tan head. Aroma reminiscent of pine. Taste is rich with oat and a chocolate but not bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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