Brewed by Heineken Ireland
Style: Dry Stout
Cork, Ireland


on tap

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RATINGS: 1827   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Pasteurised in cans and kegs, with nitrogen. As of late 2012, the 4.3% bottled version had been discontinued.
Has also been brewed in the UK under contract at InBev Magor and latterly at Heinekenís John Smithís site in Tadcaster plant and at Monteiths in New Zealand.
Ingredients: Pale and chocolate malts; roasted barley; Target hops.

meshleman's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
meshleman (27) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 4, 2013
A near twin to Guinness Draught. Slightly less head and slightly smoother. Overall a good pour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Moebbels (514) - FINLAND - OCT 3, 2015
Pitch black bidy and a creamy light brown head. Nose has roasted chokolate and coffee. Taste has an odd fruity citrus note that I canít believe should be present. Low carbonation and light, somewhat watery palate. Pretty nice but the fruity note and watery mouthfeel is a bit of a downer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
kennybates (6) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - OCT 2, 2015 does not count
This is coming from a beer drinker whoís stomach has been altered by surgery, okay? I canít drink any beer thatís highly carbonated, so my choices are limited. This beer is outstanding and very drinkable for me. Itís one of my favorites - I can drink a lot of it! After not having beer for several years, thatís some pretty damn good news in my world.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JorgeLee (1480) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2015
Can at the Olympic Stadium, New Zealand vs Namibia. Donít see this so often these days, maybe Iíve just graduated from drinking in crappy Irish bars. Jet black, white head. I quite like it, slightly chocolately roasted malt flavour, just enough bitterness, quite dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
rotaman14 (397) - Germany, lives in Vilnius, LT, - SEP 23, 2015
Can. Black body, nice off-white head. Intense aroma of coffee and nuts. Medium bitter, roasted taste. Thin body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
emandkey (53) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - SEP 5, 2015
How: Can. Appearance: Dark brown almost black color beer with good lasting with brown head Aroma: of malts, roasted bread Taste: Creamy, milky, light to medium sweet, light bitter Palate: Body medium to heavy, texture creamy,

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TorbenJensen (1225) - Valby, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2015
Beautiful creamy off-white foam settles thick on Murphyís stout. The aroma is limited to practically nothing because of its compact foam. The taste is like a typical Irish dry stout, with English licorice in moderation and good top quality coffee with a dry aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
aleksander9 (882) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 27, 2015
Black with thick and creamy tan head. Chocolate, tobacco and floral. Slick, light acidity, cream and sweet finish. Overall: Very nice. Beautiful beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MMR (593) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 15, 2015
It took me far too long before I tried this Dry Stout. I loved itís thick texture and heavy coffee and chocolate aroma.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
colui72 (340) - HONG KONG - AUG 14, 2015
Usual black with beige creamy head. Malty aroma, bitter coffe, malts and chocolate taste. A classic, still decent although Heineken is destroying this as well

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
climberbob (305) - Virginia, USA - AUG 8, 2015
Can into nonic pint glass. Chocolate malty aroma. As expected black w decent tan head. Smooth creamy mouthfeel. Some chocolate malt taste w mild hops. But also unpleasant metallic aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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