7 Irish beers to celebrate with this St. Patrick’s Day – Metro US

7 Irish beers to celebrate with this St. Patrick’s Day

Whether you’re ordering a round in a pub or grabbing a six pack and heading to a parade, celebrate authentically with a beer brewed in Ireland.

1. Guinness Extra Stout (7.5% ABV) – $6.99+

Guinness’s iconic thick black stout beer is a worldwide favorite for a reason. Extra Stout is strong tasting with roasted bitterness, chocolate aromas and a subtle burnt grain making it great to pair with food.Buy now

2. O’Hara’s Irish Stout (4.3% ABV) – $7.99+

O’Hara’s is a unique stout that has been awarded honors for authenticity as it brings one back to how Irish Stouts used to taste. Filled with rich coffee and light licorice aromas and a roast flavor with a tart bitterness, O’Hara’s will keep you close to Irish tradition this St. Patrick’s day. Buy now

3. Harp Lager (5.0% ABV) – $6.97+

Harp’s rich golden pilsner style lager is known for its aroma of mild hop bitterness, subtle malts and hints of citrus. The finish boasts a slight sweetness which leads to a balanced and refreshing brew. Buy now

4. Magners Original Irish Cider (4.5% ABV) – $7.99+

If you’re looking for something with a fruity taste but still trying to stick with an Irish influence, Magners is the drink for you this St. Patrick ’s Day. This unique cider is made with 17 varieties of apples and is famous for its taste over-ice. Buy now

5. Murphy’s Irish Red Ale (5.0% ABV) – $6.89+

This Irish Red Ale beer brewed straight from Cork, Ireland pours a deep amber color with burnt orange highlights. It has a sweet malty smell and caramel, toffee and toast flavors making it perfect to pair with an authentic Irish meal. Buy now

6. Smithwick’s Ale (4.5% ABV) – $10+

Smithwick’s is a classic Irish Ale with a rich ruby color and creamy head. With floral notes, hints of malt, biscuit and caramel and a touch of coffee this beer will take you back to the homeland for the holiday. Buy now

7. O’Hara’s Irish Pale Ale (5.2% ABV) – $9.99+

With a light malt base this pale ale is dry hopped for extra aroma. It has a grapefruit bitterness for a citrus burst of aroma and a balanced taste. Buy now