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A Mighty Good Craic: St. Patrick's Day at FHB w/ Betty and the Gents


We have a cooler full of Irish lager, beer-infused Irish food, and our own special brand of gold-at-the-end-of-the-rainbow, so you'll definitely want to join us for a big day of good craic (an Irish term for fun or entertainment, pronounced "crak") on March 16!


Noon - Sláinte! We open and the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow is… ON TAP? Yes, that’s right - glitter beer. Get your Instagram ready to melt. We’re adding edible glitter to the FIRST TWO KEGS ONLY of our new Irish lager to start the celebrations off with sparkle. When it’s sold out it’s sold out so come early!

4 PM - The come-and-go "Irish Enthusiasm" costume contest begins. Just sign up at the bar and have one of the staff take your picture if you'd like to participate. Winner gets a $50 gift card.

5 PM - Piggyback Smoke Shack's pop-up Irish food bar opens! Food sales until 8 PM or until sold out. Cash only for food, please. The menu includes:

+ Irish Soup : Corned Beef & Cabbage
+ Pulled Pork & Brisket Sandwiches with the option of Irish Coleslaw
+ Bavarian Soft Pretzels with FHB Robust Porter cheese sauce
+ Colcannon Irish Potatoes
+ Smoked Rib Boats with FHB Robust Porter BBQ sauce
+ Bread Pudding with FHB-Irish-Lager-Butter-Sauce

5 PM - Main Street Mason City St. Paddy's Day Bar Hop begins! Buy your pass online now or at the Chamber that night and get drink discounts downtown. $1 off each beer at FHB for all bar hop participants. Visit their FB page for all the details on tickets:

7 PM - Betty and the Gents live in the taproom until 10 PM, entertaining you with great music with an Irish flair.

10:30 PM - Costume contest ends. We’ll announce the winners on social media after all our staff has had time to vote.

11 PM - An Irish exit. No goodbyes!

St. Paddy's is one of our favorite holidays and the taproom and staff will be all decked out in special uniforms. Please join us!

Some food pictures!

Earlier Event: March 9
John Statz
Later Event: April 4
Dustin Prinz