If no nearby bars have green beer and you don't have food coloring handy, you can always opt for beer in green cans or bottles. Heineken, Rolling Rock, Stella Artois, and Genesee Cream Ale all have green-hued containers to keep you in the St. Paddy's spirit.
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Any beer will work when making green beer, however, some produce a brighter green color than others. To get the greenest of beers, begin with a light-colored brew. This includes any of the popular American lagers like Budweiser, Miller, Busch, or Coors.
So yes, you can buy plenty of green beer out at bars across the United States on March 17th of any year. Captain Lawrence Brewing out of New York brewed a beer called "Gimmicky Green Ale" that uses Spirulina instead of food coloring to derive its green hue.