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7 American organic beers to help ring in a St. Patrick's Day

By: Shea Gunther on March 16, 2011, 2:50 p.m.
New Belgium Brewery's organic Mothership Wit

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New Belgium Brewery

New Belgium Brewery should be familiar to any green-leaning beer drinker. The company has a long history of being greener and have taken steps to slash their energy consumption, treat their own wastewater on site, use wind power, and even create their own electricity on-site using methane given off as waste in their brewing process. Their Mothership Wit is actually their first organically-produced beer and would go nicely with a good Irish cheddar, at least according to cheese aficionado Derek Kennedy.