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5 Places in Metro Detroit to Avoid Green Beer on St. Patrick's

Where the beer is so good it doesn't need food coloring.

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St. Patrick's kicks off today (early in the morning at many places), and for most bars and restaurants that means disguising low-quality beer with a few drops of green food coloring. Here are a few places where the beer is so good it doesn't need to change color.

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Public House's will have Dark Horse Brewing, Bell's, and Short's on tap at their Punk Rock Patty's party, not to mention housemade corned beef, curried potato chips, and pea chip dip. [Photo]

Grand Trunk Pub

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Every year on St. Patrick's Grand Trunk uncovers the old Foran's sign and returns to their Irish pub roots — minus the green beer. Dine on corned beef and cabbage, shepherd's pie, and Reuben sandwiches while drinking Michigan-brewed Irish style beers. [Photo]

Ale Mary's Beer Hall

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Ale Mary's is avoiding the food coloring because really good beer needs no embellishment. Don't plan to binge on Guinness here. Instead, choose from a selection of local and international Irish beers. [Photo]

Slows Bar-B-Q

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Brave a trip to Corktown on St. Patty's and stop in at Slow's for a pint (minus the chartreuse coloring) and a plate of barbecue. [Photo]

Detroit Beer Company

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Drop by the Detroit Beer Company for corned beef and a couple pints off the brewery's taps. [Photo]

Public House

Public House's will have Dark Horse Brewing, Bell's, and Short's on tap at their Punk Rock Patty's party, not to mention housemade corned beef, curried potato chips, and pea chip dip. [Photo]

Grand Trunk Pub

Every year on St. Patrick's Grand Trunk uncovers the old Foran's sign and returns to their Irish pub roots — minus the green beer. Dine on corned beef and cabbage, shepherd's pie, and Reuben sandwiches while drinking Michigan-brewed Irish style beers. [Photo]

Ale Mary's Beer Hall

Ale Mary's is avoiding the food coloring because really good beer needs no embellishment. Don't plan to binge on Guinness here. Instead, choose from a selection of local and international Irish beers. [Photo]

Slows Bar-B-Q

Brave a trip to Corktown on St. Patty's and stop in at Slow's for a pint (minus the chartreuse coloring) and a plate of barbecue. [Photo]

Detroit Beer Company

Drop by the Detroit Beer Company for corned beef and a couple pints off the brewery's taps. [Photo]

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