Eirikur (386) - hafnarfjordur, ICELAND - APR 19, 2004
Black colour, creamy thick head. There is alot of roasted coffe. It is not too bitter but a tad too thin. Nice. BennyTicklez (621) - USA - APR 18, 2004
UPDATED: DEC 13, 2004 This beers taste is a cross of Guinness and Boddingtons. Creamy with a roasted scent. Seems lighter than Guinness and overall more enjoyable as well. Nuffield (4187) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - APR 16, 2004
Can with nitro widget. When I took my first whiff and taste, I was really struck by the deep roasted aromas and flavors--just huge, so much better than the Guinness I've had lately. The pour was nice too, though not as dramatic as Guinness. Virtually opaque, with just a bit of red at the edge; good solid cream head. The body is very frothy, almost like a whipped milk shake, but underneath that carbonation is a beer that sometimes can seem too thin. The flavors didn't hold as nicely through the whole of the pint--certainly there was some nice roasted bitterness, mild roasted flavors, some vanilla, and perhaps something fruity there too--but nevertheless at times it seemed a bit limp in flavor. Good stout, I think I would make this a regular "around the house" beer. Jayson2425 (167) - Box Elder, South Dakota, USA - APR 15, 2004
Good looking cream colored head, followed by an enjoying taste equals a stout that is satisfying Kevin (2200) - Montana, USA - APR 15, 2004
great head, has a great taste, like a guinnes jr. i enjoyed this immensley. slight herbal finish but does not take away from overall enjoyment.
fomentateur (110) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 9, 2004
Traditional Irish stout with a nitro creamy head atop an opaque black beer. The aroma is malty, chocolate, and roasted malts, even alittle burnt like aroma from the black patent malt. The flavor is smooth and reflects everything the aroma has to offer. Nice dry roasty finish, smooth, not overly bitter or acrid. This is a stout I can drink alot of.
DUbrew (49) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 8, 2004
This is really just a run of the mill nitro. The aroma is nice but not strong. The taste is very airy. Just not enough complexity. Stick with Guinness in this class of beer. JFGrind (2057) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2004
NO2 can - my "from the can" experience was pleasant. Murphy's is a smooth stout, initial lactose undertones and clean finish. It's drinkability does take away from the potential flavor of this beer. Present recipe is probably a watered down version of the original. SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - APR 1, 2004
Totally black with a fine bubbled brown head. Nice cascading pour. Rich roasted flavor without the harsh bitter taste. Smooth and quaffable. beaconstreet (811) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 31, 2004
I mean, it's smooth but it has little flavor and tastes like air. Not gassy, but it actually tastes like air. With a good stout, it should be heavier, with some kind of a noticable flavor, even if its a dulled one.