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Murphy's Irish Stout - Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited

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BA SCORE
84
good

1,885 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,885
Reviews: 927
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 14.44%
Wants: 54
Gots: 72 | 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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archyquaffer

Montana

3.99/5  rDev +6.7%

Poured from a pint nitro can into a shaker. A careful pour produces about an inch of creamy, velvety tan head. I can only see light through the beer by using my Mini-Maglite, and then only a distant red orb within a deep dark brown. The head reduces to about a half inch and sticks around for the duration.

Lots of mineral qualities in both the aroma and flavor, along with an underlying caramel-molasses and light, nutty, bittering hops. A certain perceived sweetness dissipates toward the finish, which is rather dry. Creamy mouthfeel yet with a light body overall.

A flavorful brew and very quaffable. I think it is definitely superior to the Guinness available in the U.S.

08-11-2014 01:26:21 | More by archyquaffer
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Jason

Massachusetts

4.4/5  rDev +17.6%

Living in Boston I have grown to loathe Guinness, Murphy’s is now my choice at many of the Irish pubs I may walk into. Murphy’s has a full flavor without too much bitterness, the creamy smoothness makes me want to quaff more than just a couple pints. It has the trade mark appearance of any other Irish stout but hands down it is the best as far as flavour.

03-06-2003 17:14:15 | More by Jason
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Todd

Colorado

4/5  rDev +7%

I decent dry Irish stout, and an underated one too. First brewed in 1856, it's breweries and water have been blessed by bishops too -- if that counts for anything.

In my opinion ... comparable to any other Irish stout that hides its flavour behind a creamy, milky, nitro-induced mask. They might not have the marketing muscle of Guinness, but still worth a try for what it is.

10-19-2001 10:38:12 | More by Todd
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Tennessee

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Murphy's Irish Stout from Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited
84 out of 100 based on 1,885 ratings.