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March 14, 2011

Green Your St. Patrick's Day: Bike to the Bar

Bikebeer In honor of St. Patrick's Day, this week's tips are about how to celebrate your Irish side in the greenest of ways.

Tip #1: Bike to the bar.

The Irish, more than any other national group, have managed to get their bars into nearly every city on Earth. When you head out for the pub this year, join the growing movement of bike-only commuters and cycle there instead of driving to slash your greenhouse-gas emissions. However, remember to  limit your intake; a BUI can be serious business. If your regular bar is too far to bike, try someplace new: Use your smartphone locate the closest bar with Guinness on tap. Cheers!

Tip #2: Buy organic, local corned beef.

Tip #3: Dress in green.

Tip #4: Follow this Irish coffee recipe.

Tell us: Which green Irish tradition do you like best?

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