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Murphy's Irish Stout - Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited

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2,029 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,029
Reviews: 942
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 14.71%
Wants: 65
Gots: 145 | 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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2.53/5  rDev -32.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a dark almost black color with a very faint red tinge around the edges, Creamy tan head. I struggle to find any aroma. Dry very mild chocolate taste with very little bitterness. Very smooth with hardly any carbonation. Seems kind of on the bland side with not much as far as anything extraordinary. No bitterness and certainly finishes dry. I sense some sourness in the middle. Little bit of a chalky feel to it. Doesn't have anything as far as turn offs but doesn't excite the senses either.

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4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

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3/5  rDev -19.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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2.81/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Poured from a nitro can into a pint glass

A:Pours a solid ebony with fleeting tan carbonation. Once it settles down it leaves a half inch head that doesn't dissipate but leaves a touch of lacing.

S: Not much at all in the way of aroma, a touch of coco powder and coffee.

T: Very subtle and not too flavorful. Watery at first with subtle chocolate and coffee with a very slight touch of hops in the back.

M: Wow, that nitro widget adds a lot. Light bodied but sooo seductively smooth and creamy... it makes me think of a milkshake.

Overall: A half decent beer, not much in the way of flavor or aroma but what it has is pleasant. Very, very drinkable.

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4.08/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cleaner taste than Guinness and a nice look. Not quite so carbonated as other stouts on the pour, but nice and fresh finish. Mouthfeel was nice, but a little thin compared to other stouts. It's better on tap, but I've mostly had it in the can.

The smell is not overpowering and stays low key with a lower serving tempature. It's nice overall and prefer it slightly to Guinness.

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.43/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 440mL can into a standard English pint glass, nicely chilled. Can says it's brewed in Edinburgh, UK.

A: A black, rich looking liquid with a beautiful, creamy, one finger head.

S: Sweetness, coffee and malt.

T: Tastes more or less like it smells. There's a bit of sweetness at first, followed by a slightly bitter coffee taste with dark malt. A bit of nice hop flavor is there too.

M: Rich and creamy, thanks to good nitrogen carbonation. It feels like I'm drinking whole milk.

Overall, this is like a better version of Guinness. I could see this being a solid session beer for winter, especially paired with the fact that it's incredibly cheap.

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Murphy's Irish Stout from Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited
84 out of 100 based on 2,029 ratings.