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Murphy's Irish Stout - Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited

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Murphy's Irish StoutMurphy's Irish Stout

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2,054 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,054
Reviews: 946
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 14.71%
Wants: 69
Gots: 165 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Todd on 12-17-2000

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

16oz can poured into a nonic.

Appearance after the beer settles is pitch black with a 1.5 finger creamy tan head from the nitro.

Smells is somewhat hard to pick up on but quite a bit of roastiness is present along with a bit of sourness.

The flavor is roasted coffee and chocolate with some sourness coming in towards the finish. Finished fairly clean and dry with a light bitterness. Mouthfeel is somewhat watery but ok nonetheless.

Overall this is a decent Irish Dry Stout. I would take it over a Guinness any day.

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look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A: Dark, like a winter sea on a new moon eve. Porcelain colored head that is truly whipped cream in consistency.

S: No discernible smell comes from this beer.

T: Roasted barley but weak and underwhelming for a stout. Walnut and coffee notes.

M: Light and watery for a stout. Light carbona... i mean nitrogenation... Medium body.

O: This stout does not impress me in the slightest, its a low to mid range offering, that lacks any depth of character, and doesn't have the fame or popularity of guiness, Id recommend avoiding this beer if you want anything of complexity, if you want a sessionable easy to drink stout, this might be your beer, but its not mine.

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had this at a bar after dinner. Poured into a frosted pint glass, and I didn't take notes, because I didn't feel like it.

A: The head on this one was beautiful. It wasn't tall - only one finger - but the retention and lacing was amazing. The body wasn't super dark; it had some ruby red edges when placed near the light.

S: Some roasty malt and a little bit of coffee. I liked the smell, but it could have been a little stronger.

T: Compared with Guinness, this is just a bit more bitter. It has a little less roastiness and a little more coffee. If I had to pick between the two taste wise, I'd pick this one, I guess.

M: It's not as creamy as a Guinness, but it's also a little less watery, as well. Still, it could have been a bit drier on the finish for my tastes (after all, it is a *dry* stout).

O: Nothing too special here. Between this and Guinness Draught, I'd say this is slightly better. The nitro-can gimmick is nice as hell, but really, there's no substitute for having a pint of this on tap. Probably wouldn't buy cans of this stuff, though.

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Murphy's Irish Stout from Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited
84 out of 100 based on 2,054 ratings.