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Blessing of the beer held to kick off St. Patrick's Day

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) –Several people in Louisville got into the St. Patrick's Day spirit during aspecial blessing Thursday night.

At the BBC Taproom on MainStreet the Ancient Order of the Hibernians showed how thankful they were forhops, barley and oats by blessing the brewery's beer.

The ritual is held before theSt. Patrick's Day parade. The 2014 parade will take place Saturday, March 15, at3 p.m. at Broadway and Baxter Avenue.

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