A Spot of Positive St. Patrick’s Day News: Creator of O’Hara’s Irish Stout Comes to Boston…

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After a couple of grumbling articles on St. Patrick’s Day in Boston, I welcomed receipt of a press release from Sheryl Barto announcing that Seamus O’Hara, founder of Carlow Brewing Company and O’Hara’s Irish Stout, will be in Boston on March 16 and 17th. Poor guy but hopefully we’ll see his beer around town a […]

BeerScribe Rewind: Some Final Thoughts About What You’re Drinking On St. Patrick’s Day…

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In a follow-up to my recent article on American breweries exploiting the St. Patrick’s Day holiday, I wanted to lay out some brief thoughts on popular beverages traditionally enjoyed on this day. When you think of the usual beverage alcohol suspects consumed on the 17th in March, the list usually includes, for beer, Guinness, Harp, […]

Beer’s Least Favorite Holiday or The Annual St. Patrick’s Day Abomination…

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T-minus one week and counting until Boston fills to the brim with light green beer drinking hoards getting their Irish on for a day. Officially my least favorite holiday of the year (right ahead of Cinco de Mayo), I usually head out of town for St. Patrick’s Day. This year, however, the forces have aligned […]