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Murphy's Irish Stout - Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited

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very good

2,002 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,002
Reviews: 936
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 14.97%
Wants: 61
Gots: 110 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited visit their website

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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2.25/5  rDev -39.8%

Photo of JamesHenjum
2.33/5  rDev -37.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A: This beer poors just like Guinness. Dark with a great creamy head and amazing lacing.

S: Smells like creamy coffee and chocolate.

T: More bitter than Guinness. Similar coffee and chocolate notes. Less toffee and more coffee than with Guinness. It is bitter throughout cutting out a lot of flavors.

M: Very creamy. Full bodied beer. Or close to it.

O: I prefer Guinness more. This wasn't as watery, but the bitterness got in the way of the flavor for me.

Photo of SDellinger
4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

Photo of ACD
4.24/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

nitro-can poured into a pint glass

appearance- like Guinness from the nitro can pours into a pint glass very nicely and looks picture perfect!

smell- traditional stout

taste- smooth and creamy. A much easier drinking beer than I thought it would be. Overall I would even say if I had my choice I would pick Murphy's over a Guinness. seems a bit smoother and creamier

mouthfeel- again sticking to why I end up liking a beer. It is incredibly smooth and easy to drink

overall- A great stout and also great as 1/2 of a black & tan. Perfect for a cold winter night or whenever you want to sip a fine stout and relax

Photo of Kremlock
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of vande
4/5  rDev +7%

Photo of bckayaalp
4/5  rDev +7%

Photo of Jerid
2/5  rDev -46.5%

Photo of NedShakeshaft
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of TehParabox
2.48/5  rDev -33.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Nice thick head dense head. Dark brown as with most porters and stouts. light shines through the bottom of the glass. Evident of very caramel dark brown color. Nice lacing.

Smell: Rich coffee and chocolate. Nothing strong. Very low key on the aroma.

Taste: Has a tinge of chocolate and coffee. Has a bit of sweetness that's pretty good. Bitter finish..and aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: It has a very creamy start..has a pretty good finish. Not as dense as I would expect.

Overall: It's good..but not great. I enjoyed it. Definitely something good to pick up on and enjoy.

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of wattoclone
4.75/5  rDev +27%

Photo of Rejohnson
4/5  rDev +7%

Photo of Marty91
4/5  rDev +7%

Photo of drinking12many
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of bucketofheads
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of warpedrevolution
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Softestdog
4/5  rDev +7%

Photo of justinm4bama
4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

Photo of Josiah2729
4.05/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Nitro Can poured into pint glass...

Appearance: Dark black with creamy head that dissipates with time. Excellent lacing all the way down.

Smell: Dark rich coffee all the way!

Taste: Dark coffee, classic irish stout flavor, hint of dark chocolate.

Mouthfeel: Creamy and rich up front, a little weak and watery on the finish.

Overall: Great beer, if it wasn't for the watery finish, would be excellent.

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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1/5  rDev -73.3%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Murphy's Irish Stout from Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited
85 out of 100 based on 2,002 ratings.