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Guinness Black Lager (Guinness Ltd.)

I’ve recently become fascinated with the Euro Dark Lager beer style. The problem is the fact that I can really seem to find that many of them on my local beer store shelves. So, with that in mind and the St. Patty’s Day holiday upon us (I originally bought this six-pack a while back, sue me) I grabbed a sixer of the one Euro Dark Lager I could find.

Guinness Black Lager labelGUINNESS BLACK LAGER is one of the newer releases from Ireland’s infamous Guinness Ltd. This Euro Dark Lager has a 4.5% ABV and 135 calories.

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O’Hara’s Irish Red (Carlow Brewing Co.)

Look at this, two date appropriate posts in one day. Hooray for me! Enough self congratulations. Often times my roommate and I will each by beer and trade a couple. In this case I picked up the O’Hara’s Irish Stout and he the O’HARA’S IRISH RED. Since they were four packs we decided we’d go two and two apiece. Now that I’ve had then both I’m unsure which I prefer.

O’Hara’s Irish Red is an Irish Red Ale with a poundable 4.3% ABV.

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O’Hara’s Irish Stout (Carlow Brewing Co.)

Well, it’s St. Patrick’s Day and I realized that I haven’t been very “current” with my seasonal beer reviews. Case in point, I’m still posting autumn and winter seasonal beer reviews and it’s half-way through March. So I decided to go to the store and pick up some Irish beer in honor of the holiday. I didn’t want to go with the typical Guinness or Smithwicks route, so I picked up a four-pack of O’HARA’S IRISH STOUT from Carlow Brewing Company.

O’Hara’s Irish Stout is a Irish Dry Stout with a chuggable 4.3% ABV.

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