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RATINGS: 1068   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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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BckDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - OCT 5, 2007
Bottle: Black, tan head, nice lacing. Nose of sweet plum and roast, chocolate and coffee, vanilla and coca. The flavor is sweet and coconuty with nice dry cocoa and resinous chocolate.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lampeno420 (320) - Zeeland, Michigan, USA - SEP 19, 2007
Nice coffee stout. Loved the taste of it. Some caramel in it too. Would be another great one for winter time, just sitting around sipping. Could use a little more alcohol.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drfabulous (6909) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - SEP 18, 2007
Rich. Dark. Not my go to stout because when I could get it, there were so many better options. But a nice stout.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sliffy (2040) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 17, 2007
Bottle: Pours a dark brown with a tan head. Aroma, sweet chocolate malts, some oats, coffee. Flavor, thin and sweet, oats, chocolate, kinda rough around the edges, roasty. Not my favorite.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ultraspank (867) - Alverca, Lisboa, PORTUGAL - SEP 17, 2007
Had one of these after work the other night. Nose of sweet cereal, caramel, chocolate covered berries, and figs. Pours black with garnet highlights, the nice cascade resolves into an uber creamy mostly lasting head the color of an apple slice that has been sitting out about 30 minutes, good lace is left behind. The huge malty front has no acidity with a lingering roasted finish. The full, chewy body is lively, the finish is lightly astringent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 15, 2007
Pours black with a fully receding light brown head. Aroma of dark chocolate, roast malt, and coffee. Tastes of sweet roasted barley, foamy chocolate, plum, raisin, and toffee. Mouthfeel is full bodied with lush, smooth carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrHomolka (761) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 12, 2007
Draft. Pours brown/black with red highlights and a small tan head. Deep aroma of roasty, burnt cocoa. Nice smell. Full mouthfeel, roasty chocolate taste. Smooth and easy to drink. This is pretty good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (11774) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 11, 2007
12oz bottle. Poured a dark brown with red edges and an averaged sized tan head. Aromas of roast, milk chocolate, cocoa and light coffee. Tastes of milk chocolate, roast, and a light coffee finish. Body on the somewhat thin side.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wmubronco1992 (706) - Coldwater, Michigan, USA - SEP 7, 2007
Bottle - Pours a dark black with a heartly tan head. Plently of chocolate and carmal flavor. Not much carbonation. I never get that excited about trying a new stout, but this was a good beer. I would drink again.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Guerde (1290) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 5, 2007
(bottle, thanks Brewfiend) Pours dark with ruby around the edges and a nice tan head. Nice aroma of roasted coffee. Flavors of dark chocolate with a nice roasted coffee finish that was slightly bitter. Not bad at all.


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