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Mickey Finn's Brewery
Libertyville Brewing
Bar/Tasting RoomRestaurant
412 North Milwaukee Avenue
Libertyville IL 60048
Telephone: +1 847-362-6688
Hours: Monday-Saturday 11:00am, Sunday noon.
Brewer: Greg Browne
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Notes

Visited: December 8, 2001

Opened: 1994

Annual Production: 1,300 bbl

Contributor: Luke Kazmierski

Updated: September 1, 2011

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Beer List

    • Date: December 8, 2001 (#4025)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Pale brown, thick head. Mildly malty aroma. Light-medium body, good fresh spicy hop flavor up front, mildly bitter and caramel-malty finish.
    • Date: April 4, 1998 (#2628)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Amber brown, low carbonation, thick head. Faintly roasty aroma. Bitter. Big hop flavor and fairly roasty. Peppery finish.


  • Awards:

  • Awards:
    • Silver Medal and Third Best of Show, 2000 Real Ale Festival
    • Date: December 8, 2001 (#4029)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Black-brown, dense head. Mildly roasty aroma. Light body, creamy, mild coffee flavor.
    • Date: April 4, 1998 (#2631)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 17 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Almost black, thick head. Chocolate, coffee aromas. Thick, fairly sweet, a little roasty. Pretty smooth drinker.

  • German-Style Kölsch/Köln-Style Kölsch
    • Date: December 8, 2001 (#4028)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Bright golden, thick head. Fruity hop aroma. Light body, high carbonation, malty flavor with some DMS.
    • Date: May 20, 1998 (#2807)
      Package: draught
      Score: 14 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Golden, moderate carbonation, thick head. Clean aroma. Malty, bitterish, very light body.

  • Imperial Stout
    • Date: December 8, 2001 (#4030)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 18 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Imperial Stout aged one year in Jack Daniels casks. Night-black, huge thick head. Coconut, black licorice, molasses aroma. Thick, mild black malt flavor, lots of coconut. Drying finish that's only mildly warming. Real smooth beer.

  • Garden (Fruit Wheat) Beer

  • Old Roundout Pale Ale
    American-Style Pale Ale

  • Porter
    Robust Porter

  • Santa's Magic
    Belgian-Style Pale Strong Ale

  • Scapegoat Bock
    Traditional German-Style Bock

  • Scapegoat Doppelbock
    German-Style Strong Doppelbock
    Awards:

  • St. Pat's Irish Ale
    American-Style Amber/Red Ale

  • Wee Heavy
    Traditional Strong Scotch Ale
    Awards:

  • Wheat Ale
    Light American Wheat Beer with Yeast