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Brewed by Heineken Ireland
Style: Dry Stout
Cork, Ireland

bottled
available

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1902   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 Heineken’s John Smith’s site in Tadcaster plant and at Monteiths in New Zealand.
Ingredients: Pale and chocolate malts; roasted barley; Target hops.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
worldbeertaste (1818) - West Midlands, - NOV 19, 2012
Had this one at Lord Mike’s Pub in Amsterdam a few times. This really took me back as the first stout that really made me say “wow” that’s good beer. Since then I’ve had it a few times on draft and from widget cans. It is a smooth great dry stout. Pours very dark brown almost black with a lasting creamy tan lacy, thick head. Smells of dark and roasted malt, coffee and chocolate with some smoky elements. Eventually bits of dark berry comes out as it warms. Medium watery body that goes down very well. Very smooth but a little watery. It has elements of dark malt like a Mild and rather thin for a stout. Sweet with a bitter roast bitter finish. The roast is light with chocolate and coffee. Super drinkable and smooth.


2
deepdrinker (321) - Leeds, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 28, 2017 slight coffee aroma, dark black in appearance. medium bitterness and medium body taste

2.7
martjoobolut (5239) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 21, 2017
Can, multiple times. Pours dark brown. Aroma is roast, malt, coffe. Flavor is bitter, roast, malt, coffee, some sweetness in the background. Body is watery. Overall: drinkable.

4
kapusil (1531) - Budapest, HUNGARY - NOV 16, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 16, 2017 On a nitro keg. Black body with a creamy beige head. Strong roasted malt and coffee character with notes of sour cherry, chocolate and cream. Medium body with a creamy texture. Great stout.

3.8
Demens (500) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 29, 2017
0,5l can. Very dark, black colour with ever lasting creamy beige head. Beutiful. Aroma: Caramel, roasted coffee beans, sweet chedar notes. Taste: Has a very malty, roasted start with a light bitter mouthfeel. Medium body with no carbonation at all. Medium lasting soft and pleasent bitter finish. Feels a bit weak becouse of the lack of carbonation, but tasty and a good drink.

2.9
Bill Becker (1915) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - OCT 18, 2017
From Dec 2006

Poured from 16oz can(nitro) avery dark brown with reddish hues and a large head of foam.

The smell is very light but I can sense some roasted malt.

The taste has some nice roastiness to it with a touch of sweetness. The finish has a semi bitter taste to it that is quite pleasant. Good sessionable Irish Dry Stout and I like it a lot...I could drink it all day. ;^)

3.6
Tony_Grayne (428) - Minsk, BELARUS - OCT 7, 2017
500 ml can with a nitrogen widget. Pours jet black colour with thickest heavy creamy beige head. Massive overwhelming lacing in the glass. Nitrogen does wonders.
The aroma was strong bitter coffee, bitter chocolate, roasted barley malts. The taste was like drinking fizzy cold strong bitter coffee mixed with a hop bite lurking on the back end. Silky texture and dry finish. Nice solid macro. But I'm neither a coffee fan nor a stout guy.

5
beergearbox (120) - London, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 4, 2017
Can.

Happy birthday to you
And many to be,
With friends that are true
As you are to me!

2.9
mmmeinike (327) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2017
Black with a tan head. Some chocolate and roasted malt aroma. Taste is sweet with caramel and coffee notes.

3.1
mithe (1961) - Opava & Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - SEP 26, 2017
(can 0,44l from Candy store (Brno)) Can with nitrogen.

Aroma: Roasty, licorice, light smoke notes.

Appearance: Black color. All time, creamy, light brown head.

Taste: Light sweet, roasty, light chocolate.

Palate: Light body. Long, light astringent finish.

Overall: Ok. Light in taste and body.

3.5
biilz (237) - SPAIN - SEP 11, 2017
Легенда из Ирландии. Murphys имеет достаточно жженый вкус со слабым копченым послевкусием. Пиво очень плотное, не питкое.


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