The Sporked Guide to St. Paddy’s Day

Whether you’re earnestly celebrating a man who purportedly drove the snakes out of Ireland or just looking to wear a little more green because it makes your eyes pop, Sporked has all the foods and drinks you need to stock up on from the grocery store. From the best stout (there’s more than just Guinness, laddy) to the best potato alternatives to go with your corned beef, we’re here to help make this the tastiest St. Patrick’s Day you’ve ever had. 

Best Stout

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Sure, you could go with the classic Guinness (and, yes, that’s on the list), but there are other choices out there. Check out the best stouts you can buy. 

Best Beer to Dye Green

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Skip the bar and dye your own beer green at home—just make sure it actually tastes good. 

Best Non-Alcoholic Beer

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You don’t have to get buzzed to party on St. Paddy’s. There are plenty of great tasting N/A beers that you can crack open instead. 

Best Non-Alcoholic Whiskey

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Yes, you can drink a non-alcoholic Boilermaker with an N/A beer and a shot of N/A whiskey. Should you, though? Yes. Definitely, yes. 

Best Green Foods

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Don’t get pinched. Stock your party with these yummy green foods. 

Best Corned Beef Hash

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Don’t want to slow cook an entire corned beef? Grab one of these top cans of corned beef hash instead. 

Best Instant Mashed Potatoes

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Get your mashed potato fix in a flash with the best instant mashed potatoes. They’re not just good instant mashed potatoes—they rival the real deal.

Best Potato Alternatives

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Not in a potato-y mood? These frozen potato alternatives are the perfect accompaniment to corned beef and cabbage or beef stew.

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