You love the blog, so subscribe to the Beervana Podcast on iTunes or Soundcloud today!

Saturday, March 11, 2006

Irish Beer (Ain't Green)

As you all know, St. Paddy's is just a week away. For the occasion, I have tracked down three Irish beers for review: Wexford Irish Cream Ale, Smithwick's, and the old standby, Harp. I'll follow these up with the stouts--Beamish, Guinness (draught and extra stout), and Murphy's (if I can find it). I may even try my hand at a black and tan.



  1. Aren't you supposed to use Bass pale for a proper Black and Tan? And what about Irish Car Bombs (shots of Beamish or Jameson in a pint of Guinness- Drink Quick!)?

  2. Bass seems to have the inside track on black and tans now, but I can't believe it's the historical model. Seems like a creamy Irish ale would do better than an English ale.

    Car bombs...well, maybe not.