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Brewed by Heineken Ireland
Style: Dry Stout
Cork, Ireland

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RATINGS: 1034   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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Filtered and pasteurised. Available in nitro cans and nitro kegs.
Production moved to the former Murphys brewery on closure of the Beamish & Crawford brewery in 2009.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
geofflilley99 (6) - Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 14, 2002 does not count
Better off the tap than in the draught can, but a good buy nonethless. Malty, roasted flavors are abundant. Gets better as you go along.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fuchebu (146) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 26, 2001
Solid performer as far as Irish stouts go.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
muzzlehatch (4424) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - DEC 26, 2001
Appearance: nice thick solid head atop an opaque body that seems rather thinnish when pouring. Nose: kind of weak, but nice smokiness, chocolate are noticeable. Flavor: dry, slightly smoky, bit of sugar and chocolate; nice but not distinctive. Rather thin in the mouth and a bit harsh going down. Certainly palatable, but Guinness and many others are better. (nitro can version)

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheDarkertheBetter99 (27) - Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA - DEC 5, 2001
Lost plenty of overall impression points for being too thin. I think Murphyís is eve thicker. Iíve had this on tap in a pub and from the bottle. Unremarkable, I prefer any Guinness to this. This is very well-balanced, highly chugable, and woth every penny, but itís really not worth writing hom about. If youíve had the new Guinness in the bottle with the írocket widgetí, and liked it, youíll enjoy this one too.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
itsmax (103) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - DEC 2, 2001
Terrific Stout. Love the head. Very drinkable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bumlogik99 (19) - Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA - NOV 10, 2001
Impressive stout- relatively inexpensive too. Nice head, and great flavor.

2.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
joet (2056) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - NOV 3, 2001
Despite its decent aroma, itís metallic aftertaste, gossamer body and fleeting nitro foam donít make for a substantial experience.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
opiate (199) - Sandy, Utah, USA - NOV 3, 2001
A damn good stout. I liked this even better than Guinness. A touch richer and had a great chocolate flavor.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
birraguy99 (17) - Campana,Bs. As., ARGENTINA - OCT 31, 2001
Very good stout, good body, color and aroma. Bitterness at an ideal balance.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BEERFINDER99 (2) - PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 27, 2001 does not count
VERY GOOD STOUT, ALOT SMOOTHER THAN GUINESS, AND NOT AS BITTER


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