Murphy's Irish Stout | Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited

Murphy's Irish StoutMurphy's Irish Stout
BA SCORE
58.1%
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3.75 w/ 2,463 Ratings
Murphy's Irish StoutMurphy's Irish Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited
Ireland
murphysbeers.com

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Todd on 12-17-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#20,151
Reviews:
1,011
Ratings:
2,463
Liked:
1,432
Avg:
3.75/5
pDev:
14.13%
Alströms:
4.19
 
 
Wants:
116
Gots:
433
Trade:
0
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Murphy's Irish Stout from Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited
Beer rating: 58.1% out of 100 with 2,463 ratings
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