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Murphy's Irish Stout - Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited

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BA SCORE
84
good

1,815 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,815
Reviews: 923
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 14.44%
Wants: 49
Gots: 53 | 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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JudgeRoughneck

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4.6/5  rDev +23%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Not quite as black as guiness, doesn't lace like it either. One finger of malted milkball, nitro head. Soft smells of milk, chocolate, roasty grain. This is a creamy brew with herbal hop flavor upfront, roasted grain characters that are both fuller and softer than those of its cousins. Light sweetness comes out at the back. Has none of the metallic flavors of Guiness. I know this kind of like splitting hairs between BMC, but I think I favor this over Guiness or Beamish. It is really smooth and creamy and just more drinkable. Aftertaste really straddles coffee and chocolate. It is very light, and hard to decide which it is. In the mouthfeel dept. this is very light for stout, and silky-smooth.

Serving type: nitro-can

02-25-2007 07:03:10 | More by JudgeRoughneck
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Murphy's Irish Stout from Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited
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