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Murphy's Irish Stout - Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited

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BA SCORE
84
good

1,818 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,818
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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mjc410

Vermont

4.45/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The pour into my brand new Murphy's glass (I had to buy a case of stout to go with it!) does the usual nitro cascade effect, which never fails to impress. When it's over, it forms a sturdy one finger-plus head, the color of Irish cream, and a lot lighter than the tan on the beer's can. A fair amount of ruby makes it through the glass when backlit, and even shows up a bit when viewed normally. The lacing is fairly sticky, but less than on some Irish stouts I've seen.

The nose is lightly toasted chocolate and coffee, with the usual Irish stout acid odor. Fairly mellow, as expected.

Taste is richer and sweeter than the benchmark Guinness, with less acidity. There's a bit of a bitter taste in the middle, which slowly ends with a milk chocolate sensation. As I drink more to pick up more subtlety, I get more sweetness and chocolate toward the beginning. Tastes wonderful.

The mouth is light and simple, with perfect smoothness. Again, simple wins here. A fine beer that I'm happy to review again with some more experience. One of my favorite Irish stouts.

Serving type: nitro-can

05-08-2007 00:38:26 | More by mjc410
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Murphy's Irish Stout from Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited
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