John Dwyer's Dry Irish Stout

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John Dwyer’s Dry Irish Stout (3.7 abv) is a special brew in the traditional Irish style in honor of the Feast of Saint Patrick. We’ve named it for Lois’ great-great-grandfather John Dwyer, a common laborer who fled famine in Ireland and joined an ocean-bound caravan of immigrants desperate to build better lives in America. He settled in a New England mill town and opened a small grocery — where the next generation would go on to sell bootleg liquor during prohibition. He is buried in St. Patrick’s cemetery. We raise a glass to his immigrant story.

Lois Shea