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Murphy's Irish Stout | Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited

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Murphy's Irish StoutMurphy's Irish Stout
BA SCORE
3.75/5
Very Good
2,483 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:
#21,916
Reviews:
1,015
Ratings:
2,483
pDev:
14.13%
Bros Score:
4.19
 
 
Wants:
118
Gots:
442
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 2,483 |  Reviews: 1,015
Photo of ILOVEHAM
3.55/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Benr96
3.41/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CamRun
3.53/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DreamDeath
3.89/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Eric_Standard
3.73/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of delegeferenda
2.3/5  rDev -38.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3

I wanted to like this one. But it too thin and too boring. I ended up pouring it down the sink.

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Photo of ntomich
3.91/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeckHardy
3.7/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a chilled can into a pint glass. Jet black with some ruby highlights. Faint aroma of freshly baked biscuits. Decent lacing around the glass. Taste was of white bread and biscuits. Mouth feel was smooth and creamy. Over all a good stout. I liked this better than Guinness.

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Photo of NastyNorseman
3.89/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Surprised that I am enjoying the flavor and feel of this brew more than a Guinness. Looks a beauty with deep coffee color with fluffy light-beige head. Nice aroma, coffee and burnt malt. Soft bitterness that eases in gracefully. Lighter body but a pretty good showing.

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Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hab_Su
3.73/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheBrewsky
4.42/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Nace4
3.87/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lebowskied
4.24/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Spencer96
1.95/5  rDev -48%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

It was ok but if I want a stout I want a guinness.

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Photo of JamesGrove
4.09/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Simon212
3.66/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HoppingMadMonk
3.98/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A stout that reminded me of drinking Guinness in an Irish bar with friends years ago. A bit thin but otherwise the taste of roasted malt and a bit of coffee came through. I would have it again but not my favorite stout

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Photo of jcoleMA66
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of SaxmanRick
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Juiposa
3.74/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Weezle94
4.24/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OneTuffPony
3.98/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of SmokySignals
2.43/5  rDev -35.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Pint can poured into the only glass big enough to hold it.

Very very dark, smooth fine head, but not much of one. Descends but stays awhile.

Very little aroma of any kind.

Very little taste of any kind. Watery feel, bland, and boring.

The can was the most exciting/interesting thing about Murphy's. The only balls it has is in the can, rolling around. Gimmick.. Will save the others for relatives/furniture polish.

Pass on this and get a craft American Stout or Black Ale. These must have been changed since Heineken took over. Can't imagine that this is what it used to be, Not worth half the price.
Nutshell - Flat, odorless, watery, tasteless - 4 things a real stout isn't.

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Photo of Pav42
4.59/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Murphy's Irish Stout from Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited
Beer rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 2,483 ratings
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