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How to Make Green Beer

glasses of green beer
Raise your glass to St. Pat with this shamrock-colored drink. MORE+ LESS-
glasses of green beer

3 Easy Steps for Green Beer!

Start with a light colored beer or ale.

The lighter the beer, the brighter the green color. Darker beer needs more food coloring to get the same green. But be careful: Too much food coloring and you’ll end up with green teeth! On the bright side, you won't be getting punched for not wearing green.

Grab a large frosty beer mug. Squeeze in 3 to 5 drops of green food coloring. Slowly pour beer from a 12-ounce can or a 16-ounce bottle into the glass. If you want more color, just add a drop or two more food coloring. Be sure not to put the beer in first; you'll end up stirring the beer and making it go flat. Talk about a buzz kill!

Stick with green. For the best color, only use green food coloring, not blue.

Don't forget the eats: A quick Chex® snack mix goes perfectly with beer! Slainte! (Gaelic for "Cheers!")