20 Locally Brewed St. Patrick’s Day Craft Beers

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Arrowhead Red Ale pjimage 24Montauk Brewing Co.’s Irish Red Ale has a strong malt backbone, sweet caramel finish and low bitterness. This beer has slight fruitiness and hints of roasted barley that make it great for the transition from winter to spring.

Armchair Nitro Stout 
Armchair Nitro Stout e1521204193323This is Blue Point Brewing‘s craft spin on an Irish Stout with a luscious, roasty character derived from four different dark malts. English and American hops are balanced out with nitrogenation, making for a creamy delight.

Baymen’s Oyster Stout Baymen’s Oyster Stout e1521204752547In both name and flavor, Oyster Bay Brewing‘s Irish Stout is an ode to the baymen that harvest Oyster Bay’s eponymous shellfish from the waters a stone’s throw from this brewery.

Bootlegger Irish Stout Shelter Island Brewery e1521205393243Shelter Island Craft Brewery‘s homage to Bootlegger Beach in Shelter Island packs a speakeasy-sized bourbon-y taste.

Boris the Spider Imperial Stout Boris the Spider Imperial Stout e1521206119308Spider Bite Brewing uses eight different malts to bring a complex aroma and flavor of chocolate, coffee and roasty sweetness.

BrickHouse Red BrickHouse e1521206367517BrickHouse Brewery‘s Irish Red Ale is full bodied yet easily drinkable. Voted best Red on Long Island.

Celtic Alepjimage 25Long Ireland Beer Co.’s  Irish Red Ale is brewed with four different malts, flaked oats, and honey. It has a smooth dry finish with a low bitterness from Willamette hops.

Chocolate Oats Stout Barnshed BrewingBarnshed Brewing‘s Oatmeal Stout is a delicious, silky smooth limited offering that we hope will stick around.

Everyman’s Porter Porter e1521208123747Lots of roasted coffee arise in the aroma that carry to the flavor of Moustache
Brewing’s prized Porter. Dark, bittersweet chocolate flavors appear as the beer warms. Smooth, clean finish makes it great for knocking back a few pints.

La Leche De Madre jamesport farm brewery e1521208317248Like cream in your coffee, Jamesport Farm Brewery‘s Milk Stout has a delicious creamy full-bodied smoothness.

Lithology Red AleLithology Brewing e1521208478272Lithology Brewing‘s Red Ale won a Gold Medal and Best Red Ale from the New York International Beer Competition in 2017.

Longest Night Greenport Harbor Brewing C e1521208839183Greenport Harbor Brewing Co.’s oatmeal stout leads with roasty chocolatey goodness. Hints of cinnamon and orange peel makes this story complete.

Chocolate Porter
long ireland tapsThis malty brown, dark chocolatey, and coffee-flavored porter is the first of its kind for Long Ireland.

McLaughlin’s Folly Barrage Brewing e1521209027293Barrage Brewing Co.’s Oatmeal Stout is brewed with Fuggle and Kent Goldings hops. This Irish-surnamed stout is flavored with vanilla and raisin.

Oh Shuck My Stout Po’Boy Brewery e1521210119396Po’Boy Brewery‘s full-bodied oyster stout is made with locally sourced Long Island oysters. It has a mild brininess and a smokey, toasty malt with notes of dark chocolate and coffee.

Paddle Bender pjimage 26Garvies Point Brewery‘s robust Imperial Porter that delivers huge notes of chocolate and roast with a thick yet silky mouth feel. Aged on loads of vanilla beans for a rich flavor that accentuates the dark malt character, this beer is pushed to its limits with eight different kinds of malts.

Ribbit Red AleTweaking FrogTweaking Frog Brewing‘s deep red malty ale is brewed with Simcoe, Columbus, Willamette and Cascade hops. It has notes of caramel, banana nut bread & nutmeg. Full on creamy mouthfeel.

Scorn & Avarice Brewers Collective e1521213492961Brewers Collective‘s Oatmeal Stout is made with flaked rice and corn – along with Pilsner and Vienna malts – to provide a light body and round finish.

Starboard Stout 

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Mike Philbrick, founder of Port Jeff Brewing Co., inspects one of his beers. (Press photo Bob Giglione.)

Port Jeff Brewing‘s winter seasonal Oatmeal Stout is brewed with rolled oats, raisins and brown sugar; rich roasted malt character.

Toasted Amber AleBrewSABrewSA Brewing‘s Irish Red Ale is a very balanced and drinkable beer that focuses on the toasted malt profile.

-Compiled by Bernie Kilkelly and Stephanie Perrone