Murphy's Irish Red | Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited
Ireland
murphysbeers.com

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-08-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
689
Reviews:
327
Avg:
3.18
pDev:
16.67%
 
 
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11
Gots:
79
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4/5  rDev +25.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

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2.9/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of buschbeer
3.26/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

12 FL. OZ. bottle
Served in a nonic pint glass

This beer pours a deep amber color with burnt orange highlights. It is topped with several inches of beige head that leaves a little lacing.

It has a sweet malty smell. I also get some caramel.

There are toffee, caramel, and toast flavors.

Medium to thin mouthfeel

This style is a lot sweeter than its American cousin. It was easy to drink and goes well with my corned beef and braised cabbage.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.05/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Good clarity for a bright red beer with off white head almost 1/2" tall. Aroma hit some of those red malts, but was largely like sniffing air.

Tiny sweet malt taste, woodier than light, the minimal hopping seems to yield itself to minor metallic notes and bitterness.

Its an easy enough drinker. Good for people who like a little color in their beer, but not a lot of malt or hops.

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3/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.4/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is a clear, amber-colored liquid. The head is white and leaves a reasonable lace. The aroma is a bit vegetate, with a little sulfur and malt. Malt scents. The flavor is malt-forward, but the center is a bit hollow. Light hop scents. Decent, but not great.

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3.4/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.42/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.52/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.08/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.99/5  rDev -6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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3.1/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

From Carrefour. In Teku glass. After dinner. Very drinkable. Balanced. Doesnt shine on nothing and has nothing wrong. Soft bitterness and a biy of caramel in taste and aroma

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3/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.14/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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2.12/5  rDev -33.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

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3.49/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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3.11/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.88/5  rDev +22%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.04/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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2.5/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Look: Thin slightly foamy head and a reddish brown tint.

Smell: Malty and very simple. A generic smell to it.

Feel: Watery. Very thin.

Taste: Very simple malt flavors.

Overall: Very simple and just an ok beer.

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3.26/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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2.99/5  rDev -6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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3.85/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Murphy's Irish Red from Murphy Brewery Ireland Limited
3.18 out of 5 based on 689 ratings.
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