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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.74/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 142   ABV: 4.75%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Finnegans Irish Amber is brewed with three varieties of imported two-row malts. The beer is pale amber in color but light in body. A gentle hop bitterness compliments its complex malt character.

Finnegans is currently available on tap and in liquor stores throughout the state of Minnesota. Finnegans is unique in that 100% of the profits are donated to The Finnegans Community Fund which disburses grants to help the working poor and at-risk youth throughout Minnesota.

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3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Andrewkaveny (6) - Mankato, Minnesota, USA - JAN 12, 2007 does not count
This beer pours a pretty orange-red amber color. It has a sweet aroma and an even sweeter taste with a slight metallic finish. All in all an enjoyable reasonably priced brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - NOV 20, 2006
Draught at Kieran’s Irish Pub in Minneapolis, MN. Clear light amber color with thin white head that left some lace on the glass. Attractive malty caramel aroma and flavor with an almost buttery flavor at the end. Slightly sweet on the tongue. Very good beer on tap.

2.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mrthirstyneck (341) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 15, 2006
a spuddy route to say the least Im an irish fan so i drink lots of finneoos to help the poor suckers who cant afford one so i like this brew GET SURLY

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
hellomynameis (876) - Mayer, Minnesota, USA - JUN 9, 2006
This is a true mastery of beer making. Think of a beer looking like Killian’swith a half way decent aroma of toasted caramel malts. The taste is...absent. I could probably chug this, it’s just not anything particularly exciting, or interesting.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MoreHead (355) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - MAY 23, 2006
light and refreshing, not much here to speak of though. cannot say i disliked it, just happened to be the free drink of choice at a benefit. a safe brew for those not expecting much and not looking for carbonation.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Pigfoot (2268) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 25, 2006
Hyper-active carbonation here, in this clear amber-hued brew, slim head, soon disappearing. Flat, vegetal nose, bright, but blase’. Not especially pleasing. In the mouth: hum meets drum. Gone in a quickness, flavor peeps up and disappears. Lightly malty, caramel, then toasty dry, but never too tasty. Potatos seem to occupy a void, but not fill it with anything. Light bodied, with a null field of a finish, mostly water and echoes of vegetation. I so want to like this, but is offers little rewards, and does not give any pleasurable flavors at all. Not really worth the drinking.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
whiterabbit81 (244) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 8, 2006
Hmm..pretty mediocre. Didn’t know this was brewed by summit, but it’s nothing special. Somewhat malty and very grainy. Don’t bother.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RAYBOY01 (2012) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 29, 2005
UPDATED: AUG 12, 2007 VERY light and watered-down flavor and aroma. Some off-flavored notes like sour apple cider that put me off my feed. Some lightly roasted caramel maltiness saves the day. Somewhat overly spritzy on the tongue. Repeatable but barely.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
MilkmanDan (1943) - Eagan, Minnesota, USA - OCT 14, 2005
Clear copper, nice head. Tastes like a crappy, cheap beer. Few malts, some hops, but quite grainy in the middle and cheaply sweet at the end.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
auerbrau (3203) - Ithaca, New York, USA - SEP 17, 2005
Dusty malt aroma. Orange gold pour. Bland, dusty malt and earthy maybe potato flavor. Not offensive, not delicious. Finishes with lingering of almonds.


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