Luke: The only revolution we're interested in foreigners funding these days is in craft brewing. If you see another Irish drink, try it!
Brendan: Sadly, Irish beers, like Irish women, have no interest in the American market. That's why, unlike Irish women, they don't end up behind the bar in American pubs. If you want to point me to the American pub that will serve up more Irish brews, I will make it my new home.
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And flirt with its equally mythical Irish bartendress who never tires of being asked what county she hails from.
I don't think it matters what you drink on the 17th so long as you drink it to excess and shame your family in the name of cultural pride.
Luke: True. But come on, man, right now our national economy is "hoping things wash up on the beach." And our other beers are delicious. Buy them so that we can keep making more! And I didn't want to bring it up, but the traditional 10 pints of the black stuff will only turn tomorrow's toilet into a black hole: an inescapable region where the concentrated mass will twist time itself so that you never escape. Or at least it'll feel like that.