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Celebrate Memorial Day with These Union-Made Beers

Planning a Memorial Day celebration? Did you know you can show your patriotism when you BUY beer? So many beers, ales (and even root beers) are made by your fellow union members at the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM); the International Brother of Teamsters (IBT); the United Autoworkers (UAW); the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), and the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE)!

Check out our list of these union made beers, ales and root beers (Barq's, Blumers or Old Philadelphia). Be sure to show your patriotism with your pocketbook this Memorial Day—and all summer long! Enjoy responsibly!

Beer Name Union
1845 Pils IBT
Alexander Keiths IAM
Anheuser-Busch IBT/IAM
Axehead IBT
Bass Ale IAM
Beck's IAM
Black Eye Ale IBT
Black Hawk Stout IBT
Blue Heron Pale Ale IBT
Blue Moon IUOE/IBT
Boxer Ice, Lager and Light IBT
Bud Ice Light IAM/IUOE/IBT
Bud Light Golden Wheat IAM/IUOE/IBT
Bud Light Lime IAM/IUOE/IBT
Bud Light Lime Ritas IAM/IUOE/IBT
Bud Light Platinum IAM/IUOE/IBT
Budweiser IBT/IAM
Budweiser 66 IAM/IUOE/IBT
Budweiser Brew Masters Private Reserve IAM/IUOE/IBT
Budweiser Non-Alcoholic IAM/IUOE/IBT
Budweiser Select IAM/IUOE/IBT
Budweiser Select 55 IAM/IUOE/IBT
Budweiser/Bud Light Chelada IAM/IUOE/IBT
Burger IUE-CWA
Burger Light IUE-CWA
Butte Creek IPA (organic) IBT
Butte Creek Pale Ale (organic) IBT
Butte Creek Pilsner (organic) IBT
Butte Creek Porter (organic) IBT
Camo Black Ice IUE-CWA
Camo Ice IUE-CWA
Carmel Wheat Beer IBT
Clear Creek Ice IBT
Coors IBT
Coors Light IUOE/IBT
Czechvar IAM
Double Dread Imperial Red Ale IAM
Dundee IBT
Dundee English-Style Ale IBT
Dundee Festival Ale IBT
Dundee India Pale Ale IBT
Dundee Irish Red Lager IBT
Dundee Kolsh-Style Ale IBT
Dundee Nut Brown Ale IBT
Dundee Oktoberfest IBT
Dundee Pale Ale IBT
Dundee Pale Bock Lager IBT
Dundee Pilsner IBT
Dundee Porter IBT
Dundee Stout IBT
Dundee Summer Wheat Beer IBT
Duquesne IUE-CWA
Duquesne Light IUE-CWA
Earthquake IUE-CWA
Eye of the Hawk Select Ale IBT
Flor de Jamaica IAM
Genesee IBT
Genesee 12 Horse Ale IBT
Genesee Cream Ale IBT
Genesee Ice IBT
Genesee N.A. (non-alcoholic) IBT
Genny Light IBT
Goose Island IBT
Grain Belt Premium (Schell's) USW
Green Valley Brewing Company IAM/IUOE/IBT
Hamm's UAW/IAM
Hamm's Draft UAW
Hamm's Light UAW
Henry Weinhards Belgian Style Wheat IUOE/IBT
Henry Weinhards Blonde IUOE/IBT
Henry Weinhard's Blue Boar Pale Ale IUOE/IBT
Henry Weinhards Classic Dark IUOE/IBT
Henry Weinhards Hefeweizen IUOE/IBT
Henry Weinhards IPA IUOE/IBT
Henry Weinhard's Private Reserve IUOE/IBT
Hoegaarden IAM
Honey Amber Rose IBT
Huber Rock IBT
Huber Premium IBT
Hudy Delight IUE-CWA
Hudy 14K IUE-CWA
Humboldt Haze Imperial What IPA IAM
Hurricane IUOE/IBT
Icehouse UAW/IAM
Iron City IUE-CWA
Iron City Light IUE-CWA
Jamaica Red Ale IAM
Jamaica Sunset IPA IAM
John Barleycorn Barleywine IAM
Johnny Appleseed IUOE/IBT
Keystone Light IAM/IUOE
Killians IUOE/IBT
King Cobra IUOE/IBT
Kingfisher Premium Lager IBT
Kirin IAM
Labatt's Blue IUOE
Labatt's Blue Light IUOE
Landshark Lager IAM/IUOE/IBT
Latrobe IUE-CWA
Lazy Mutt Farmhouse Ale IBT
Leffe Blond IAM
Leinenkugel's UAW/IUOE/IBT
Leinies Amber Light UAW/IUOE/IBT
Leinies Berry Weiss UAW/IUOE/IBT
Leinies Big Butt Doppelbock UAW/IUOE/IBT
Leinies Creamy Dark Lager UAW/IUOE/IBT
Leinies Honey Weiss UAW/IUOE/IBT
Leinies Light UAW/IUOE/IBT
Leinies Oktoberfest UAW/IUOE/IBT
Leinies Original UAW/IUOE/IBT
Leinies Red Lager UAW/IUOE/IBT
Leinies Summer Shandy UAW/IUOE/IBT
Lionshead IUOE
Lionshead Light IUOE
Mad River IAM
Mendocino IBT
Mendocino Black IPA IBT
Mendocino Honey Amber Rose IBT
Mendocino Imperial IPA IBT
Mendocino Imperial Barley Wine Ale IBT
Mendocino Imperial Stout IBT
Mendocino Oatmeal Stout IBT
Mendocino Pumpkin Ale IBT
Mendocino Saratoga IPA IBT
Mendocino Saratoga Lager IBT
Mendocino White Ale IBT
Michelob Bavarian Wheat IAM/IUOE/IBT
Michelob Golden Draft IAM/IUOE/IBT
Michelob Golden Draft Light IAM/IUOE/IBT
Michelob Honey Lager IAM/IUOE/IBT
Michelob Light IAM/IUOE/IBT
Michelob Pale Ale IAM/IUOE/IBT
Michelob Porter IAM/IUOE/IBT
Michelob Pumpkin Spice Ale IAM/IUOE/IBT
Michelob Ultra IAM/IUOE/IBT
Michelob Ultra Amber IAM/IUOE/IBT
Michelob Ultra Lime Cactus IAM/IUOE/IBT
Michelob Ultra Pomegranate Raspberry IAM/IUOE/IBT
Michelob Ultra Tuscan Orange Grapefruit IAM/IUOE/IBT
Michelob Winter’s Bourbon Cask Ale IAM/IUOE/IBT
Mickey’s IUOE/IBT
Mickey's Ice IUOE/IBT
Mickey's Malt IUOE/IBT
Miller Genuine Draft UAW/IAM/IUOE/IBT
Miller Genuine Draft Light UAW/IAM/IUOE/IBT
Miller High Life UAW/IAM/IUOE/IBT
Miller High Life Light UAW/IAM/IUOE/IBT
Miller Lite Ice UAW/IAM/IUOE/IBT
Miller Fortune UAW/IAM/IUOE/IBT
Milwaukee Lager IUE-CWA
Milwaukee Light IUE-CWA
Milwaukee Special Reserve IUE-CWA
Milwaukee's Best UAW/IAM/IUOE/IBT
Milwaukee's Best Ice UAW/IAM/IUOE/IBT
Milwaukee's Best Light UAW/IAM/IUOE/IBT
Minhas Oktoberfest IBT
Molson Canadian IUOE/IBT
Molson Dry IUOE/IBT
Moosehead IBT
Mountain Crest Classic Lager IBT
Natural Ice IAM/IUOE/IBT
Natural Light IAM/IUOE/IBT
O'Doul's (non alcoholic) IAM/IUOE/IBT
Old German IUE-CWA
Olde English 800 IUOE/IBT
Pabst UAW
Pennsylvania Style Lager IUE-CWA
Pennsylvania Style Ice IUE-CWA
Pennsylvania Style Light IUE-CWA
Peregrine Pilsner IBT
Perfect 10 IBT
Raptor Red Lager IBT
Red Stripe IUE-CWA
Red Tail Ale IBT
Rhinelander Export Lager  
Rolling Rock IAM
Sam Adams Boston Lager IBT, IUOE, SEIU
Saranac IBT
Schell's USW
Schlitz UAW
Serious Madness Black Ale IAM
Sharp's (non alcoholic) UAW/IAM
SouthPaw Light IUOE
Sparks Malt IUOE/IBT
Staropramen IAM
Steel Reserve IUOE/IBT
Steelhead Double IPA IAM
Steelhead Extra Pale Ale IAM
Steelhead Extra Stout IAM
Steelhead Fine Ale IAM
Steelhead Porter IAM
Stegmaier IUOE
Stegmaier Amber Ale IUOE
Stegmaier Gold IUOE
Stegmaier IPA IUOE
Stegmaier Oktoberfest IUOE
Stegmaier Pale Ale IUOE
Stegmaier Porter IUOE
Stegmaier Summer Stocks Pils IUOE
Stegmaier White Ale IUOE
Stegmaier Winter Warmer IUOE
Stella Artois IAM
Stoneys Gold Crown IUE-CWA
Stoneys Lager and Light IUE-CWA
Swiss Amber IBT
Talon Extra Select Double IPA IBT
Third Shift (MillerCoors) IBT
Thunderbolt IBT
White Hawk Select IPA IBT

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This original article was published by the AFL-CIO.