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Finnegans Irish Amber - Finnegans Inc.

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Finnegans Irish AmberFinnegans Irish Amber

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53 Reviews
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Reviews: 53
Hads: 154
Avg: 3.19
pDev: 28.84%
Wants: 5
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  4.75% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Bighuge on 03-27-2002

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2.75/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Color is a cloudy pale amber with some dark yellowy tones and had a small head when brought to me but faded before I could take any notice, nearly no lacing at all. Smells of breadish malt and light yeast, very clean and fresh. Taste is nothing, there's nothing there but water and a very slight sweetness and has a starchy/creamy sense that doesn't do much. Its just really watery and really bland and boring, I've chewed on paper with more flavor then this. It looked like it might be good, but as it slurps through your mouth like a sip of cold water, well.....

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2.19/5  rDev -31.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Barley, hops, yeast, and potatoes...hmm...cloudy amber color, head is a trace after 40 seconds. Very bready aroma, a little yeasty. Flavor is bordering on tasteless. Pouring this into a pint glass sucks all the life out, carbonation is almost completely released so there is a real sense of wateriness. Balanced in that there isn't a sense of malt or hop. This experimental brew needs to be re-thought. I had the next one out of the bottle, and that does release a slight potato/starch flavor, but its not very pleasant to me.

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3/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Clear light amber in color. Medium white head that is gone in seconds. A bit of a malty aroma. Some spuds on the nose also. A bit of a soapy taste. Nothing real special to taste. Pretty carbonated. A run of the mill bill. Not horrible though. I've had plenty of Irish ambers and non-Irish ambers that have been better.

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Finnegans Irish Amber from Finnegans Inc.
75 out of 100 based on 53 ratings.