Guinness USA is to launch Smithwick's Irish Ale into the US market, in time for St. Patrick's Day celebrations. It is the first time that Smithwick's will be available in the US.
"The Irish tradition of brewing is world renowned, and the introduction of Smithwick's to the U.S. market further demonstrates Diageo - Guinness USA's commitment to expanding an unmatched portfolio of Irish beer brands," said Patrick Hughes, Diageo brand manager. "We are proud to add the exceptional Smithwick's ale to the stellar line up of Guinness stout and Harp lager that we offer to the US adult consumer."

Smithwick's will be available in draught form in hundreds of Irish pubs across the United States. Key markets include New York, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles.