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Finnegans Blonde Ale - Finnegans Inc.

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Finnegans Blonde AleFinnegans Blonde Ale

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35 Ratings
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Ratings: 35
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 12.54%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: KarlHungus on 03-22-2012)
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NuclearDolphin

Minnesota

3.03/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Poured into a Pint Glass; Comes in a Summit Bottle as it is Contract Brewed and Bottled by Summit

Appearance - Dark Yellow/Straw color with a mildly hazy look. Head pours around 1 finger in width and has quite a bit of carbonation going on as well.

Smell - Corn, Barley, Yeasts, and Cereal Grains. It's got a malt sweetness to it, and a slight cardboard scent to it. My senses, so far, are telling me that this smells suspiciously like an adjunct lager.

Taste - Yeasts, Barley and Malts. Flavors really do not get much simpler than this, this may be right along the lines of New Glarus' Totally Naked ale. However, it is a decent tasting beer than tastes alot better than it smells. It isn't what I would call rich, but it gets the job done.

Mouthfeel - Body is light, but feels alot heavier than it is due to the very strong carbonation. I definitely would've liked the carbonation to be taken down a few (or ten) notches, because it gets in the way when drinking.

Overall - The flavor is alright, but the mouthfeel needs some serious work. I see good potential in this beer, but fix the palate and we'll be good

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2012 06:21:56 | More by NuclearDolphin
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Finnegans Blonde Ale from Finnegans Inc.
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