Not in Ireland anyway. Nobody would dream of fouling good beer with green dye, and since lots of people drink Guinness, which is black, it would be pretty hard to do anyway.AnswerThis is purely American in origin. Some person, most likely not Irish at all decided to desecrate beer in the name of St. Patrick. Real classy. Then with plenty of help from slimy news types it took off. Now it's apart of American holiday tradition. Which is of course, take something and change it into something opposite of what it use to be. And it helps when there is a excuse to drink. Any excuse to drink is the sure fire bet into American tradition. Like football and nascar. AnswerNot necessarily purely American. Several years ago in Poland, I was out with a friend who ordered a beer (a lager) plus a small glass of Curacao. He poured the Curaco into the beer, producing a slightly sweeter and GREEN beer. Quite a nice drink -- don't remember what he called. it. AnswerThat's an American tradition. You'll find that most Irish people don't like the concept of turning lesser American beers green and calling it Irish. If you want to properly celebrate St. Patrick's, find a good Irish beer you like and raise a glass. AnswerAn origin I heard of was the Irish celebrate St Paddy's day with so much fury that their stock of beer is depleted having them resort to drinking "green beer". A term to brewers meaning beer that is not ready to drink.
Sadly, this is most likely an American invention. It is another example of how many of my fellow Irish-Americans are completely clueless about their own ancestry and have turned it into a cheap and cartoonish industry of Leprechauns, Shillelaghs and Green things. Half of them are probably Scots-Irish and don't understand the difference.
any bar or restaurant that has green food coloring
green and yellow with froth on top. aka. St. Patricks day "Beer".
I've never heard of that... and not to be blunt and ruin st patricks day, but luck is just a myth.
The wonderful ancient Egyptians invented beer.
"Green" beer to a brewer means it is not ready to drink. You can get a real bellyache if the fermentation has not finished. Green beer for St Patrick's day is just beer with food coloring added.
people started drinking it
Apparently it was the ancient Egyptians who invented Beer Bread - makes sense as seeing as they invented beer.
In the beer-halls of Munich.
Quizá tequila, cerveza (Tequila, beer)
Beer Lahai Roi
On St. Patrick's Day, purely as a novelty, green beer is sold in some places. All it is is just a coloured drink. Other than on that day, there is no green beer in Ireland.
Cities 1st appeared to facilitate the brewing of beer.
Any beer that you add green food coloring to.
Traditional food on saint patricks day is cabbage with either ham or bacon and , of course, beer.
Green food coloring WOULD work (if beating the leprechaun doesn't work). And -- I'm not kidding about this -- adding green cream de menthe to the beer will color the beer markedly. It doesn't take much. We always do this on St. Patrick's Day. But not with good beer.
only if you had green beer
Green Beer Brewery - 2011 was released on: USA: 17 March 2011
The Corona beer ( not to be confuse with the Corona Extra from Mexico) was founded on 1937 and closed operations on 1987.
Are you drinking green beer?