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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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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
TCT328 (15) - - MAR 2, 2013
One of my favorites. The oatmeal stout has a wonderful stout flavor and creaminess and one of the best mouth feels Ive had in a beer. I find it very satisfying.

4.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
finn1918 (233) - Georgia, USA - JAN 13, 2013
Pours jet black with just a trace of tan head. Aroma is not as stong as Id expect, chocolate and burnt malts. Taste is malts and oatmeal with a wave of hops coming through for a bittersweet finish. Thick mouthfeel. Overall an excellent oatmeal stout.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
TheEmperor (8) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2008 does not count
Very dark and heavy, even more so than Guinness. Thin tan head. Smoky with some dark chocolate flavor. They should really have a separate category for oatmeal stout, although there is a light sweet quality to this beer.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Cybercat (5236) - Georgia, USA - JUL 16, 2009
Aroma is rich, smoky, oily with an undertone of unsweetened chocolate and just a touch of molasses. It pours a deep chocolaty sable with a thick but not too persistent tan head. Rich flavor fills the mouth with roast coffee, unsweetened chocolate and a hint of molasses and even a touch of hops. Texture is smooth and easy going yet leaves a nice tingly finish.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
SPDickerman (1203) - Texas, USA - AUG 21, 2012
Pours dark brown with a large tan head. Smells roasted and hints of chocolate. Taste is chocolate and roast. Medium-bodied with a smooth, creamy texture and soft mouth-carbonation, New Holland The Poet finishes roasted and sweet.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BigBodyBenz (45) - Colorado, USA - NOV 7, 2014
Just delicious, chocolatey, oatmeal stout goodness! I love the fall and the beers it brings. I need to stop drinking though or do I?!? DAMN The Poet, I love your velvety smooth taste!

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
katrinaez (1502) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 28, 2014
UPDATED: APR 5, 2015 Fabulous. Deep flavorful. Heavy hitter. The rich tastes come out ad it warms. Enjoy. Husband Loves it. Bottle

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
amp811 (38) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - JUL 17, 2009
Amazingly smooth, creamy mouthfeel. The aroma makes you almost hungry. One of my favorite Oatmeal Stouts, which is saying something. On tap, this is truly incredible. In a bottle, its still pretty awesome.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ads135 (4285) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - AUG 15, 2012
Great fresh coffee aroma, some chocolate, and minty body. Black appearance, thin tan head.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 20/20
yooper24 (2) - - AUG 24, 2013 does not count
Very good beer great chocolate taste. One of my favorites. Would recommend this beer to anyone.


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