Local Pubs and Breweries See Green on St. Patrick's Day [INFOGRAPHIC]

March 17 marks the day when everyone in the U.S. is Irish. Americans show their Irish spirit by donning green apparel and celebrating the holiday with friends at their favorite local haunts. In this infographic, we examine the affect of St. Patty's Day on the beer and bar industries. It may come as a surprise that St. Patrick's Day is not the top earning day for breweries and bars. Nonetheless, today's holiday certainly is a boon for certain small businesses. Click the infographic for an enlarged view.

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Author: Monica Appelbe