If you happen to be one of those people who simply must dip your lips in a pint of green beer this St. Patrick's Day, why not do it while knowing a little bit of the history behind the emerald elixir? By all accounts, these crafty concoctions got their start during the early 1900s (as you'll see in the snippets below), but you might not realize that a former brewery in North Texas plays a small part in the story as well.
Image info: Snapshot taken from an original, unused bottle label.
Image info: Article snapshot taken from the March 17, 1910 edition of The Press, a newspaper out of Spokane, Washington. Click here to access the article by way of The Library of Congress.
Image info: Article snapshot taken from the March 26, 1914 edition of The Independent, a newspaper based in St. Petersburg, Florida. Click here to access the article by way of Google News.