Brewed by Heineken Ireland
Style: Dry Stout
Cork, Ireland


on tap

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RATINGS: 1926   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   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 Heinekens John Smiths site in Tadcaster plant and at Monteiths in New Zealand.
Ingredients: Pale and chocolate malts; roasted barley; Target hops.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bamaboy1975 (242) - Suffolk, Virginia, USA - MAR 11, 2013
Hisses with that gorgeous nitro explosion on opening, and pours a creamy off-white, which settles into a persistent reverse cascade, eventually (after quite a few sighs) resulting in a clear, red-tinged black, with a perfect cream of head. Lacing is spectacular, as expected. Very fine bubbling as it's tilted. Really, it looks just about picture-perfect. Just about as good as an Irish Stout can look, and almost as perfect as you can expect from a can. Nose is smooth and creamy. No roast, perhaps a slight grainy toastiness, but more of that rich thick cream, some vanilla, and a suggestion of sweet spices: cinnamon and nutmeg—perhaps the only true darker tones to the aroma. Very nice. Taste is clean and light. Smooth, creamy entrance. More spice, nutmeg, and a slight minerally character. Again, very little true roast: there's a tickle on the back of mild toasty darkness, and a synergy between the darkness, the mineral character and even a suggestion of smoke that leaves a slight phosphorous character lingering. It's very nice and very smooth. Feel is as you would expect. Extremely creamy with almost no noticeable carbonation. Despite the richness it's relatively light, meaning it doesn't cloy in the mouth. I really love a good Irish Stout, and I think this is a particularly good one. It's certainly much, much better than the locally contract-brewed Guinness you'd get here in Australia. At 4% ABV, this is exquisitely sessionable. Indeed, the whole can went down without a question, and I'm already craving another. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Niller (1646) - Hammel, DENMARK - APR 23, 2017
[email protected] Gift, Aarhus. Pours black with a long lasting, creamy beige head. Aroma and taste is roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, hoppy notes. Medium to light body. Soft carbonation. A bit watery. Light roasted finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rafax (248) - POLAND - APR 18, 2017
On tap. Dark brown, almost opaque, very clear with beautiful, long lasting, creamy beige head and very good lacing. Light aromas of chocolate with some lactose notes. Taste is, at first, good with some dark chocolate and roastiness but it disappears very quickly as its very light, almost watery, body. Looks great but rest is far from the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GlasgowTAD (1634) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 16, 2017
Pint via Keg at Copenhagen airport. Pours near opaqur black suth a thick slightly offwhite head which hangs about for a while. Aroma is weak grain. Taste is grainy, deep cocoa bitter, woody notes. Medium bodied with a slightly watery mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rami_pl (3026) - Warszawa, POLAND - APR 14, 2017
Rami Rami is drinking a Murphys Irish Stout by Heineken Brewery Ireland at Pub Lolek Zbozowy, troche karmelowy, nieco kawowy, nawet spoko cialo, malutko slodyczy. Pozytywne zaskoczenie

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jice (355) - Grenoble, FRANCE - APR 13, 2017
dguste il y a de nombreuses annes. enregistrement pour archives personnelles

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cajun (523) - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA - MAR 29, 2017
Can - Pours black with small nitro fizz head. Notes of burnt grain, coffee. Weak ass stout flavors, licorice, burnt hair.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AnG_BrgNor (673) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 25, 2017
Tap. Nice appearance!! Aroma is weak of roasted, coffee and some earth. Taste is nutty, roasted and earth. But the taste is also metalic and thats not so good I think.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dlovell2 (2032) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAR 19, 2017
Poured from nitro can. Pours dark brown with a creamy tan head. Roasted malt aroma. Creamy mouth feel. Flavor is roasted malt and chocolate with a hint of smokiness and earthy hops..

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
geolgau (108) - Cluj-Napoca, ROMANIA - MAR 3, 2017
Looks really nice in the glass, with its nitro foam and black color. Aroma is kinda weak: roasted malt, a bit of chocolate and stale coffee. Has some low bitterness, and a dry finish. Creamy mouthfeel. Taste is nothing special, usual for a commercial stout: watery coffee, roasted malts, just a little sign of hops. Nothing special.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Derbeth (863) - Krakw, POLAND - FEB 27, 2017
On tap. Black colour, beautiful frothy head that stays long. Aroma is roasted malt, quite dry, but without ash. Medium bitterness. Light body, but not watery. Drinkable. Good.

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