Murphy's Irish Stout - Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited
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Reviews by Chyren:
3.6/5 rDev -3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
A: Pours out smooth, clarified dark-brown to black, with a creamy frothy tan-colored head. Heavy lacing to the last drop.
S: Somewhat roasted with a little of that sweet-cidery yeast scent and straight bready malts.
T: Clean and easy roasted malt with just a tough of dark bitterness. Just barely sweetened by its malty body. Tastes of the classic stout.
M: Smooth, light, so very easy going. Goes down quick. Maybe a bit dangerous.
O: The ultimate chillin dry stout. It satisfies without making you think too much. Hard not to like this stout.
Serving type: nitro-can
08-28-2011 07:17:12 | More by Chyren
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United Kingdom (Scotland)
3.89/5 rDev +4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Pint on-tap in Gallagher's Boxty House, Dublin, Ireland (€5):
Dark brown to black with red tinges at the base. Creamy looking & still, thumb-sized head that's off-white with great retention & good lacing on the sides.
Roasted notes & earthy malts initially, some creamy notes & lactose coming through alongside some light coffee & touches of bitterness towards the end with a touch of chocolate too.
Roasted malts, a touch of coffee & the same chocolate that appeared in the aroma as well. I could detect some sweetness with hints of faint bitterness alongside some biscuit flavours.
Very smooth & goes down very easily from the start. Carbonation was very soft & the beer was quite dry with a faint bitterness that left you wanting to take another drink straight after the last.
I thoroughly enjoyed this one & it definitely grew on me as I worked my way down the glass. Lighter, smoother & less bitter than Guinness, it's is a good alternative to that one with a solid taste to back it up. Can't wait to see how it tastes by the can since it's hard to find on draught in the UK these days.
Serving type: nitro-tap
07-29-2014 08:36:46 | More by flyingpig
3.3/5 rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
Poured from a Nitro-can into a pint glass. A nougat coloured head over a deep, dark cola body. There is lots of action beneath the surface after the intial pour. Smells of roast, burnt toast and grain. The taste is mild, with coffee and chocolate undertones mixing with the burnt toast of the nose. The mouthfeel is creamy, but seems too thin and watery for a stout. Overall, it's not too bad, but there are better options out there.
Serving type: nitro-can
07-22-2014 22:43:57 | More by SFNC
Murphy's Irish Stout from Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited
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