The Best Beers For St. Patrick’s Day That Aren’t Guinness


Historically, March 17th (or the Saturday before) is a special day when you don’t have to feel bad about day drinking; the social stigmas surrounding it are completely ignored.

Obviously, we suggest that you make responsible choices while drinking. But, you still need to decide what to buy for the St. Patrick’s Day Festivities. There’s nothing wrong with purchasing one of the usual suspects. Guinness, Harp, Smithwick’s, Murphy’s Irish Stout, Beamish, and Kilkenny Irish Cream are perfectly acceptable choices, but we believe that St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect time to branch out and try something new.

This is our list of the best alternatives to the usual St. Patrick’s Day beers: