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Murphy's Irish Stout - Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited

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BA SCORE
84
good

1,907 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,907
Reviews: 927
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 14.44%
Wants: 57
Gots: 74 | 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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4/5  rDev +7%

watchnerd, Aug 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

flagbearer, Aug 03, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +27%

Bmaybruck, Aug 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Arch578, Aug 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Doomcifer, Aug 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

mick303, Aug 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Jack_Frost79, Jul 31, 2014
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5/5  rDev +33.7%

akline, Jul 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7%

Monochrome, Jul 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

kmanjohnson, Jul 29, 2014
Photo of flyingpig
3.89/5  rDev +4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pint on-tap in Gallagher's Boxty House, Dublin, Ireland (€5):
Dark brown to black with red tinges at the base. Creamy looking & still, thumb-sized head that's off-white with great retention & good lacing on the sides.

Roasted notes & earthy malts initially, some creamy notes & lactose coming through alongside some light coffee & touches of bitterness towards the end with a touch of chocolate too.

Roasted malts, a touch of coffee & the same chocolate that appeared in the aroma as well. I could detect some sweetness with hints of faint bitterness alongside some biscuit flavours.

Very smooth & goes down very easily from the start. Carbonation was very soft & the beer was quite dry with a faint bitterness that left you wanting to take another drink straight after the last.

I thoroughly enjoyed this one & it definitely grew on me as I worked my way down the glass. Lighter, smoother & less bitter than Guinness, it's is a good alternative to that one with a solid taste to back it up. Can't wait to see how it tastes by the can since it's hard to find on draught in the UK these days.

flyingpig, Jul 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

Uniobrew31, Jul 28, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -26.5%

mrjez, Jul 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.8%

tjdrewry, Jul 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

HRamz3, Jul 25, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

Will_Rivera, Jul 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

jroberts8811, Jul 25, 2014
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5/5  rDev +33.7%

BitterPatrick, Jul 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

GregaR, Jul 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

carteravebrew, Jul 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.8%

kristenrae8, Jul 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

KAF, Jul 23, 2014
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3.3/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a Nitro-can into a pint glass. A nougat coloured head over a deep, dark cola body. There is lots of action beneath the surface after the intial pour. Smells of roast, burnt toast and grain. The taste is mild, with coffee and chocolate undertones mixing with the burnt toast of the nose. The mouthfeel is creamy, but seems too thin and watery for a stout. Overall, it's not too bad, but there are better options out there.

SFNC, Jul 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

ktforce, Jul 21, 2014
Murphy's Irish Stout from Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited
84 out of 100 based on 1,907 ratings.