Green Beer Cocktail Recipe

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Green Beer Cocktail Recipe

Americans have latched onto green beer as a novelty, and it has quickly become one of the drink must-haves every year around St. Patrick’s Day. Many people like the idea of turning everything green on the Irish holiday, and beer happens to be one of the most popular items to play with. There is a rumor that a doctor brewed green beer, and we all know it. Dr. Thomas Curtin, an eye surgeon, and coroner, colored beer for the first time in 1914.

He did so for a St. Patrick’s Day party at the Schnerer Club of Morrisania in the Bronx. You do not need special bartending skills to make a green beer, and there is no elaborate recipe for this beer. In essence, it is a light-colored beer that has a drop of green food coloring added to it. It is only the color that changes, not the flavor. If you want to celebrate Ireland’s heritage and drink like an Irishman, nothing is more appropriate than a pint of Guinness or a shot of Irish whiskey.

Cocktail strength (from 1 to 10 scale)

The strength of Green Beer Cocktail Recipe is 2 out of 10.



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Nutrition (calories per serving)

The estimated calories of Green Beer Cocktail Recipe is 197 calories per serving.

Preparation time (minutes)

The time it takes to create Green Beer Cocktail Recipe is 2 minutes.

Tools needed

  • Dropper or Spoon


  • Normal Glass

Ingredients (ML/OZ)

  • 12 ounces beer
  • 1 drop green food coloring

Steps to Make It

  • Collect the required ingredients.
  • In a clear Glass, one drop of green food colouring.
  • Fill the glass with Beer.
  • Serve and have fun.

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