"Dá n-ólfá mo bheoir cheannódh sí ceann eile dom."
Translation:If you drank my beer she would buy another one for me.
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It's not being "made harder than it really is" - this is a real difference between the way Irish and English handle this type of sentence.
The purpose of this exercise isn't simply to see if you can figure out what the Irish sentence means (using a grammatically dubious literal translation), but also to help you understand that in English a conditional sentence with an if-clause in the simple past and a main-clause in the present conditional ("If you drank my beer she would buy another one for me") is perfectly normal, but in Irish you don't mix tenses like that, and both clauses are in the conditional.