IRELAND IS WORLD-FAMOUS FOR ITS BEER, SO HERE ARE EIGHT BEST IRISH BEERS YOU CAN TRY THIS MONTH TO CELEBRATE ST. PATRICK’S DAY!
“Beer, if drank with moderation, softens the temper, cheers the spirit and promotes health.” -Thomas Jefferson
GUINNESS® HOP HOUSE
Located at the legendary St. James’s Gate brewery, the Brewers Project allows their best brewers to experiment with recipes old and new. This double-hopped lager is the next chapter in that project. 100% Irish-grown malted barley and the famous Guinness yeast.
Franciscan Well Brewery has combined modern technology with age old tradition, brewing classic beer styles including lager, ale, stout, and wheat beer, putting innovation at the forefront of the brewing process. The Shandon Stout is one of Ireland’s favorite craft beers.
IRISH RED ALE
Carlow Brewing Company is where the famous O’hara’s traditional Irish beers are brewed including stouts and ales all carrying the brewery founders family name O’Hara’s. Each beer is crafted using classic brewing methods to create the traditional Irish flavor.
Harvested from their land, seasoned by their history, Smithwick’s has been brewed in Ireland since 1710. Nine generations of Smithwick men worked all their lives to make the brewery a name synonymous with quality, reliability, and the perfect marriage of technology and tradition.
This genuine Irish recipe, developed by the brewers of Guinness, is a crisp summery lager. It has a bitter beginning that quickly turns to clean and refreshing. A beer like Harp is a welcome treat on the right day, at the right time. Plus, It has the pedigree of traditional Irish brewing to go with it.
Murphy’s is an internationally recognized Irish stout, brewed since 1856 in the iconic Lady’s Well Brewery, Cork. Classified as an Irish Dry Stout, Murphy’s is dark in color and medium bodied. It is silky smooth with toffee & coffee undertones, almost no bitterness, and a irresistible creamy finish.
IRISH CREAM ALE
Kilkenny was brewed in St. Francis Abbey Brewery in Kilkenny, which was the oldest operating brewery in Ireland until its closure in 2013. It is now brewed at St. James’s Gate brewery, Dublin. Kilkenny is a nitrogenated Irish cream ale that is It is served in a similar manner to Guinness stouts.
Guinness Extra Stout is based on a beer first brewed in 1821, when Arthur Guinness II set down precise instructions for brewing his Superior Porter. Crisp barley cuts through hops. A bite draws you in, bold flavors linger. Bitter marries sweet. A rich, refreshing taste. Brewed with skill. Built to last.