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How many pints of Guinness are served on St. Patrick's Day?

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Close to 13 million pints are sold worldwide on St. Patrick's Day. While its popularity spikes on the holiday, Guinness is still a very popular global beer brand, with an average of about 5.5 million pints of Guinness being sold on any given day of the year.

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How many pints of Guinness are served on St. Patrick's Day?
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Though Guinness is popular, global interest in this iconic Irish beer brand more than doubles on St. Patrick's Day, a holiday that is strongly tied to popular conceptions of Ireland. The association of Guinness with St. Patrick's Day may have been a product of Irish immigrants bringing their traditions, customs and favored beverages across the Atlantic to their new homes in the United States.

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