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Finnegans Brew Co.
Bar/Tasting RoomBeer GardenBeer To Go (Off-License)
817 South Fifth Avenue
Minneapolis MN 55404
Telephone: +1 612-208-3374
Hours: Tuesday-Wednesday 4pm-9pm, Thursday-Friday 3pm-9pm, Saturday 2pm-9pm.
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Notes

Visited: December 11, 2021

Opened: 2000

Annual Production: 8,000 bbl

Contributors: Jonny Hughes, Joe Flannery

Some beer is brewed at Badger Hill Brewery in Shakopee.

Updated: January 14, 2022

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Beer List

  • 5.50% abv.
    • Date: December 11, 2021 (#10796)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 20 points
      Appearance (3)
      Jet black. Low head.
      Aroma (4)
      Rich dark malt. Mild alcohol. Molasses.
      Mouthfeel (10)
      Thick, sweet, roasty. Molasses. Mild alcohol. Real nicely complex.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Excellent beer.

  • 8.50% abv.
    • Date: December 11, 2021 (#10798)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 10½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Deep golden-amber. Low head.
      Aroma (1½)
      Medicinal. Cherry. Tart.
      Mouthfeel (5)
      Medium body, smooth. Big cherry flavor, tart. Medicinal, with some diacetyl.
      Overall Impression (1)

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    Rye Beer
    7.00% abv.
    • Date: April 10, 2020 (#10272)
      Package: canned
      Place: Northbound Liquor Store, Elk River MN
      Score: 18½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright amber. Creamy head.
      Aroma (4)
      Fruity, perfumey hops. Biscuity malt.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium-big body, smooth. Big fruity, citrusy hop flavor, fairly bitter. Pretty hoppy with a nice balance. Fruity, hoppy finish.
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Real good beer.

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    American-Style Amber/Red Ale
    6.00% abv.
    • Date: March 20, 2020 (#10257)
      Package: canned
      Place: Northbound Liquor Store, Elk River MN
      Score: 19 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright red-amber. Thick head.
      Aroma (4)
      Huge fresh-out-of-the-bag floral hops.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium body, smooth. Big floral hop flavor, low-medium bitterness. Lots of fruity esters. Caramel malt background is more prominent in the finish.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Good well-balanced beer.

  • Rye Beer
    7.20% abv.

  • Code 4
    American-Style Lager
    4.40% abv.

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    Cosmic Snowball
    American-Style India Pale Ale
    6.60% abv.

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    Dead Irish Poet
    Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout
    7.00% abv.

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    Huell Melon Helles
    Münchner-Style Helles
    5.10% abv.

  • Keller Pils
    Kellerbier/Zwickelbier
    5.30% abv.

  • Northern Arms
    Foreign (Export)-Style Stout
    8.80% abv.

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    Punk Arse
    Coffee Flavored Beer
    5.50% abv.

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    Tile Factory Mosaic IPA
    American-Style India Pale Ale
    7.00% abv.

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    Tree Bender
    Session India Pale Ale
    4.50% abv.