3 Things You Probably Don't Know About Irish Beer

3 Things You Probably Don't Know About Irish Beer

Another St. Patrick's Day is nearly upon us, and we're gearing up. Local meal planning? Check. Accessories shopping? Done. Here are a few sudsy facts to contemplate while you sip (?) your Guinness.

1. We often associate beer with Ireland, but Ireland only ranks fifth in beer consumption per capita. Take a bow, Czech Republic. (The USA is #14.)


2. You know that extra-creamy mouthfeel and long-lasting head that are typical of Irish stouts like Guinness? It's because of a process called nitrogenation. Science!


3. Guinness actually contains fewer calories than low-fat milk. We're tempted to try some in our next bowl of Lucky Charms. (Please talk us out of this.)

Want to use your newly acquired trivia knowledge to impress, charm, and definitely not bore? Grab a barstool at one of these top-notch Irish watering holes in Brooklyn:

Farrell's, 215 Prospect Park West, Windsor Terrace

Hartley's, 14 Putnam Avenue, Clinton Hill

Irish Haven, 5721 4th Avenue, Sunset Park


Let With Love From Brooklyn help you put together your beer-themed St. Paddy's Day spread. Procrastinating? You're in luck! We're partnering with Postmates and can arrange same-day delivery to Brooklyn and Manhattan!



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