And if you're a doubter of American beers and love real beer (not coors or bud). Take a trip to the Alchemist brewery in VT and try their only beer, Heady Topper. You will be bought in at that point.
Some of the best beer has been created over the last 30 years all because of the microbrewery movement. And American brewers have received worldwide recognition at major competitions because if it.
Give me a Newcastle or a Guiness
Domestic but microbrewery. And stout or porter.