The St. Patrick’s Day beer with the best reputation? Hint: It’s not Irish.
Samuel Adams is the suds brand that is best perceived in the U.S. by adults of drinking age, according to YouGov BrandIndex. The research firm’s Buzz Score collected opinions about various beers over the last two weeks based on advertising, news and word of mouth.
The Boston Beer Co.brew was followed in the rankings by Budweiser, Bud Light, Heineken and Corona. Popular Irish dry stout Guinness was ranked sixth, before Dos Equis, Miller Lite, Coors Lite and Miller.
YouGov also performed a sweep of the East Coast, where...