In GTA IV and GTA: Chinatown Wars it is sold in the Steinway Beer Garden and Lucky Winkles, while advertisements can be found around the state. There is also a Blarneys Stout's Warehouse in Port Tudor (just left of the port south entry). In GTA V, Blarneys is sold in Rob's Liquor, 24/7 and LTD stores. In GTA Online, a Blarneys beer hat was to became available through special crates, after the Independence Day Special was installed. However, through a glitch, it and a second hat (J's Lager) became unavailable for pick-up through normal means.
The beverage is most likely a parody of Guinness due to its Irish theme. On billboards, it is pictured next to a puffin with the slogan "Have a puff 'n' a pint", parodying Guinness' use of a toucan and Irish slang ("pint" referring to a filled glass of beer).
- The beer is most likely named after the famous Blarney Stone located in south-west Ireland.
- The Blarneys logo uses the Victorian Std typeface.