Irish Beer and Bacon Flights

You’ve had a love affair with bacon since forever but now you can take your passion one step further with Beer and Bacon Flights. Green Mill will pair three Irish beers with three awesome bacons – it’s sure to be a flavorful experience!

The Irish Beer and Bacon Flights will be served from 5 pm to 7 pm at the Great Irish Fair of New Ulm on March 14 at a nominal cost of $10 pp. Advance ticket sales are preferred.

Beer and Bacon Flight

Bacon Facts

  • Over two billion pounds of bacon is made in the U.S.A each year.
  • Bacon is one of the oldest meats in history. (The first signs of bacon were around 1500 B.C.)
  • Bacon is healthier than hot dogs, hamburgers and glazed donuts in terms of salt, calories, fat and cholesterol.
  • A 200-pound pig will produce approximately 20 lbs. of bacon.
  • 70% of all bacon in the U.S. is eaten at breakfast.
  • Bacon contains vitamin B1, B12, and Zinc.
  • Bacon Day is held on the Saturday before Labor Day.
  • The word “bacon” comes from the German word bacho, which means buttock.
  • During the Middle Ages in England, beans and bacon were a staple for the poor.
  • Dry-curing bacon is the oldest curing method. The meat is rubbed with salt, spice, and sugar, and then is hung in a cool place for two weeks.
  • 16-20 strips of bacon= 1 pound of bacon. 1 cup of bacon fat= 1 pound.
  • Pancetta is cured or pickled italian bacon that is not smoked.


Great Irish Fair of New Ulm

Bacon Periodic Table
Eventbrite - Irish Beer and Bacon Flight

Reserve advance tickets online or send a check to:

Irish Cultural Society of New Ulm
PO Box 326
New Ulm, MN 56073

Bacon and Beer Flights

Bacon and Beer Flights

Must Be 21 and Over

Great Irish Fair of New Ulm
Holiday Inn Conference Center
Gallery Ballroom

Address: 2101 South Broadway
New Ulm, Minnesota 56073
Hours: March 14 – 5 pm to 7 pm

Bacon Pi
Happy Pi Day!

This year, watch for extra tasty Pi Day excitement in 2015 when, on March 14 – at both the AM and PM hours – the date will read 3/14/15 at 9:26:53.589.

It’s the most accurate pi day that many people on earth alive today will ever see. The last time it happened was in 1915 and the nearest next occurrence will be in 2115!