Charles Auer/Freeman Staff
– Those wanting to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at home can wear
green and recreate a pub-like green beer experience with just a few
drops of food coloring, at $3.99 for the little bottle shown.
go through a fair amount” of the green dye this time of year, said
Michael Greguska, owner of Discount Liquor, at 919 N. Barstow Street
in Waukesha. Shown above are results when 2 drops of dye are added
to Miller Genuine Draft. Kegs of green beer from Miller are also a
possibility. But the top-selling items for the holiday are Guinness,
Jameson Irish Whiskey and Baileys Irish Cream, Greguska said.
said a sweet honey wine called Bunratty Meade is also garnering
attention. “It’s quite good,” he said.
St. Patrick’s Day’s reputation, it’s not the holiday time with
the biggest alcohol sales. That’s Christmas. If you’re looking
for a non-alcoholic way to mark the holiday, try the Town of Erin
St. Patrick’s Day Parade, March 17 at 11:00 a.m.