Ridiculously patriotic American beers to drink for the 4th of July

Break out the American beers; it’s time to celebrate the 4th of July! While there are a myriad of amazing American beers on the market, only a few stand above the fray to honor this most patriotic drinking holiday.

For some it’s all about the name and label. Others are made by or in support of veterans. It’s red, white, and blue beer parade, with a slight detour for a little blood orange… the blood of our enemies, obviously.

2nd Amendment Red IPA – Gun Craft Beer

Take your pick from their lineup of guns and ammo, each equally American.

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#Merica! – Surly Brewing

I don’t know if they get bonus points or a deduction for the hashtag, but it’s great beer.
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Show of Force Sampler – Veteran Beer

Owned, operated, and staffed by veterans. Buy ’em a round, ideally of their own beer.
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American Beer – Pittsburgh Brewing

Patriotism and SEO all in one can. Thanks, Pittsburgh Brewing!

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Legacy Lager – Dog Tag Brewing

100% of profits go towards supporting and enhancing Gold Star Family initiatives.

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American Pale Ale – Stoudt’s Brewing

I don’t know if drinking the from the flag is covered under the 4 USC ยง1, but I’m definitely doing it.

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Tyranny – Lager Heads Brewing

I’m assuming the snake is about to eat the Redcoat, otherwise I’ve made a huge mistake.

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American Amber Ale – Rogue Ales

Now I see why we’ve been singing about waves of grain all this time.

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Blood Orange Brew Free! or Die IPA – 21st Amendment Brewery

George Washington looks terrified of what Abraham Lincoln might do. I’m excited.

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America/Camo – Budweiser

They’re owned by Belgians, but there’s nothing more American than selling beer in camouflage cans.
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Liberty Ale – Anchor Brewing

Originally brewed to celebrate Paul Revere’s ride, but you shouldn’t drink and ride a horse.

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