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Finnegans Blonde Ale - Finnegans Inc.

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Finnegans Blonde AleFinnegans Blonde Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

12 Reviews
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Reviews: 12
Hads: 52
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 16.37%
Wants: 0
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Finnegans Inc. visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: KarlHungus on 03-22-2012

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Reviews: 12 | Hads: 52
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had on tap at the Bryant Lake Bowl.
A: Straw with a slight haze, ½” white foam cap, some lace.
S: Bread and yeast nose, not much fruit, faint hop citrus.
T: Begins with malty biscuit flavors and finishes with a moderately high hop bitterness.
F: Tastes thin and watery, medium high carbonation.
O: Strikes me as somewhat uninspired. (340 characters)

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3.95/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from 12 oz. bottle into a Sam Adams Perfect Pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a bright and clear golden orange with lots of rising bubbles. Big four finger white head with good retention. Leaves lots of lacing around the glass.

Smell: A bready aroma with some pale malts and hints of caramel and biscuit. Good amount of wheat grains. Decent spicy scent coming from some noble hops. Also a little grassy smelling. A laid back aroma but solid for its style.

Taste: A bready saltine cracker like taste with pale malts and wheat grains. Nice hop presence for the style with some quite noticeable noble and grassy hops. Tastes somewhat sweet but the spice from the hops balances it out.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with a carbonation on the higher end of medium. Crisp and tingly. Very smooth and easy drinking.

Overall: A pretty solid take on the style. Malt driven but balanced well by the spicy hops. A nice option when you want something light. (959 characters)

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A thank you goes out to cpolking for sending this beer, Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a light golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of malts, and biscuits. Taste is the same, lots of malts, a bit bready, a touch of hops are present. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall this is an easy drinking summertime beer. (334 characters)

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Very refreshing after mowing the lawn on a hot day.
L: Nice medium yellow color with a 1/2" foam head
S: My nose doesn't care about the particulars of beer as long as it tastes good
T: Very light and thirst quenching
F: If it feels good, which it does, drink it
O: Right up there toward the top of my list for an "after the ball game" beer...Refreshing
I would definitely buy this one again. (396 characters)

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Pale golden color, off-white head. Nice, if a bit subtle, aroma. Light taste. Easy drinking and refreshing. Crisp. Low-ish ABV makes this a great summer hanging out in the back yard beer. With a blonde ale, you should know what you are getting, and not down-rate it because it is not an IPA or whatever your favorite is… light, crisp, refreshing, not bitter. Nice example of the style. (387 characters)

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Finnegans Blonde Ale from Finnegans Inc.
80 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.