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RATINGS: 1085   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   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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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerme31 (685) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - DEC 30, 2012
Bottle. Light coffee, chocolate, and licorice aroma. Pours black thin tan lacing. Mild sweet flavor. Full body, creamy texture, roasty finish, mild bitterness. More of a regular stout than sweet stout to me. Decent stout overall.


3.8
FinnIckler (480) - GERMANY - JUL 4, 2017
Bottle from Meijers, pours creamy brown. Nose is full chocolate, coffee, dried fruit. Palate is creamy chocolate, red grapes, coffee, hoppy finish. Great sweet stout! Nicely balanced.

4.7
DougsBeer (11) - Nebraska, USA - JUN 30, 2017
Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
fidemaster (322) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - JUN 22, 2017
Aroma of coffee. Dark Black Color. Starts off a touch sweet, with coffee, and chocolate. Has a bitter finish, but a but bit too bitter. The mouthful is watery. Its an OK sweet stout but not great.

3.9
jrodooo5 (1672) - DOVER, Delaware, USA - JUN 22, 2017
Aromatic, pretty, & tasty this is an excellent stout! Pours black w/ a tan head & solid lacing. The aroma has some nice chocolate notes as well as a hint of roasted malt. The flavor is quite similar. It has a lovely soft mouthfeel as advertised. The chocolate carries throughout. Just a very good example of the style overall!

2.8
svandyke (237) - USA - JUN 21, 2017
12oz (Educators on Tap)- Nice white head with some lacing. Good dark color but can still see through it. Great vanilla and nutty notes and then roasty malt flavor. A bit cloying tasting.

3.4
Bebum (993) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 9, 2017
Darkbrown, tall, short-lived head. Full body, flavorful, smooth, not silky, highly carbonated, lively mouthfeel despite low ABV, average length. Moderately bittersweet, just right acidity, predominantly bitter finish. Strong flavor of un-malted roasted grains, dark roast coffee. Enjoyable but not high on my list. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
tryemallonce (27) - Minnesota, USA - APR 2, 2017
Nice drinkable beer. Not overwhelming in any way. Some roast flavor with a little chocolate at the end. Epic it is not.

4
johnnnniee (4312) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 28, 2017
Bottle from Colonial Spirits. Pours a solid dark brown with faint garnet at the edges and a frothy creamy tan head that persists. Roasted coffee milk on the nose with faint chocolate dark fruit and earth. Creamed coffee and light dried fruit wrapped in a creamy bubbly mouthfeel. Pretty damn tasty.

3.7
gopherfan99 (1829) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 16, 2017
Bottle; pours nearly black with a thin brown head; aroma of chocolate; roast malt, and a hint of coffee; taste is sweet with chocolate, malt, and coffee; dry finish with just a hint of bitterness; simple, yet good

3
ehaak26 (524) - - MAR 12, 2017
6oz sample at Liquor Barn. Aroma of coffee and roasted malts. Taste is a nice balance of sweet with some bitterness.


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