Beer colors From blonde to green to dark. Max, Paul, and Jessica sit around the table. Paul: ...and then there's a whole lot of beer styles that are named mostly after the color of the beer, like English brown, Amber, Irish Red... Jessica: How do you call the green St Patrick's day beer? Max: Slaughter in the kingdom of the leprechauns! Paul: Disgusting marketing gimmick. Jessica: Maybe that is ok in the Irish purity law?