St. Patricks Day Gets a Tweak in Brews. Top 15 American Brews Courtesy of

The following list is courtesy of Since the list of brews for St. Patrick’s Day was really all about the “green” and the Irish, I noticed that the same brands repeating or brands I never have seem. I contacted and asked what can I feature here. They were very happy to make some recommendations. In the spirit of being ecumenical and because I live here in the US, here is a list of the top 15 American brews. These American beers include some of the best micro-brews and widely distributed beers from the US!.


Top 15 American Beers ( ales, stouts, and lagers- US made!)

1) Stone Brewing Co. Ruination IPA

2) Lagunitas IPA India Pale Ale

3) Stone Brewing Co. Arrogant Bastard Ale

4) Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA

5) Stone IPA

6) Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout

7) Big Sky Brewing Moose Drool

8) Bear Republic Racer 5 IPA

9) Anchor Brewery Liberty Ale

10) Rogue Dead Guy Ale

11) Anchor Brewery Steam Beer

12) Deschutes Brewery Mirror Pond Pale Ale

13) Samuel Adams Boston Lager

14) Smuttynose Old Brown Dog Ale

15) Mendocino Brewing Company Eye Of The Hawk Millennium Edition

If you need more beers than that, then switch to the Irish list on Find more lists of beers and more lists in general at

Here’s the food you might want to think about for the Day O’ Green!

Irish Soda Bread is the epitome of basic breads because it requires NO yeast or rising time. Because of these two elements and that the ingredients are super simple- available at any market and still get you into the fast check-out line- this is the recipe I chose for St. Patrick’s Day.


I found this recipe on– as the recipe of the day no less!
It’s courtesy of the CREPES OF WRATH. Read her blog post 1) because it’s humorous and 2) because I am only posting the ingredients, not the instructions on how to do it. You will need those instructions and you too can have Irish Soda Bread in an HOUR!

Irish Soda Bread Author: The Crepes of Wrath
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 45 mins
Total time: 1 hour
Serves: 10-12 large slices


The world’s easiest bread recipe.
4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1½ cups whole milk
¼ cup Greek yogurt or sour cream

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The instructions are on the CREPES OF WRATH blog page (link above). Don’t just ball-park this one. You need the baking instructions!

Stevie Wilson,

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