Articles Tagged: Guinness

Last Minute Gift Ideas from Guinness That Help Firefighters

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If you’re one of the many shoppers still struggling to find the perfect last-minute gift for family or friends, consider doing some good on their behalf by purchasing a limited edition firefighter-inspired Guinness t-shirt.

Proceeds from every transaction will go directly to The Leary Firefighters Foundation, Guinness’ charity partner, and will help the brand reach its goal of raising $1 million for firefighters by St. Patrick’s Day 2014.

You can also celebrate the holidays with … Read more

Guinness Black Lager Beer Review

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We recently attended the Guinness International Champions Cup Soccer (er Football) tournament at San Francisco’s AT&T Park. Guinness wanted to show us some European Football and have us try their Black Lager. Black lager, you say? How is that possible, you say? We are talking about the folks at Guinness, so there. What makes it black is the dark roasted barley. This method also give Guinness Black Lager some very nice coffee notes.

Appearance: (hard … Read more

Baileys Irish Ice

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Courtesy of Baileys Irish Cream.… Read more

How To Pour A Perfect Guinness

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First, you have to use the traditional tulip shaped British pint glass (about 20 oz). Hold the glass at a 45 degree angle to the tap and fill until the glass is about 2/3 full.

Next, let the Guinness settle for at least 3 minutes. Don’t forget about it though; nothing is worse than making a customer stare at their not-yet-served Guinness for too long.

Finally, top of the pint and let it settle once … Read more

Black Velvet

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Time to start breaking out the Holiday cocktails. I thought we’d kick off the season with an easy favorite featuring Guinness and Champagne. That right, Guinness and Champagne, of course, you could use prosecco, Asti or any other sparkling wine. Courtesy of Guinness.… Read more

Hump Day Liquor Links

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This week’s hot, sweet links.

    Laura Beck goes on a booze cruise in San Francisco
    Art of the Drink explains how to name a cocktail
    The Wall Street Journal reports that Guinness is making a push in the US Market. They had dotw at hello.
    The intoxicologist takes on prohibition cocktails inspired Boardwalk Empire
    Cocktailian, Gary Regan, schools the kids in basic mixology
    Portland Cocktail Week is coming Oct 20 – 24. So if your

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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout Back in the USA

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For the first time since prohibition, Guinness Foreign Extra Stout, is available in the United States. Guinness Foreign Extra Stout, originally known as West India Porter, dates back to 1801, when it was first brewed at St. James’s Gate brewery in Dublin. Guinness FES is brewed with extra hops, giving it a more intense flavor. These extra hops also act as a natural preservative, allowing it to survive long journeys overseas. FES enabled Guinness to … Read more

Black and Tan (Half & Half)

A classic marriage of two fine beers!… Read more

Midnight

Continuing the celebration of the 250 years of Guinness, this week’s drink is a wonderful twist on the average pint that was introduced to me by my friend Jason. Yes, it is simple and wonderful a bit of fine port combined with a well poured pint of Guinness. This drink would certainly make Arthur Guinness proud, although I have a feeling he may have tried this himself.… Read more

Arthur’s Day – Celebrate 250 Years of Guinness

Today, September 24th, 2009, marks the day 250 years ago that Arthur Guinness started the great brewing tradition that is Guinness. The folks at St. James Gate are planning a worldwide party to celebrate with such acts as the Black Eyed Peas, Tom Jones, and Sean Paul. The party starts at the St. James Gate Brewery and continues with live music throughout Dublin and in other cities such as Lagos and Kuala Lumpur.

The party … Read more

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