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Murphy's Irish Stout - Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited

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BA SCORE
84
good

1,847 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,847
Reviews: 925
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 14.44%
Wants: 50
Gots: 61 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited visit their website
Ireland

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 12-17-2000)
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JohnQVegas

Tennessee

3.8/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16 oz nitro can into stein.

Pours pitch black with the signature dark brown nitro cascade during the pour, with a two finger, tiny-bubbled light-khaki head with excellent retention. Looks exactly like it's supposed to.

Nose is very roasty deep and soft, just a bit of mellow underlying char, a dusting of dry cocoa powder for depth.

Taste is a bit muted, as is to be expected of the nitro; muted acidity up front, roasty, bit more char initially that fades into a light dark-roasted coffee note. Finish has more roast, light acidity.

Mouthfeel is velvety smooth, with the sort of dull lushness common to nitro. Medium-light body with an illusory fullness from the nitro.

Drinkability is good; just a bit fuller and more rounded flavor than Guinness Draught, its major comparison point, with a nice abv and no real rough edges. Now, nitro wears on me personally, but it's also pretty typical for the style, so I didn't deduct from teh score for personal preference.

Serving type: nitro-can

08-09-2010 19:13:16 | More by JohnQVegas
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Murphy's Irish Stout from Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited
84 out of 100 based on 1,847 ratings.