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(Slate)   Happy Arthur's Day, where we all get pissed on Guinness to celebrate the brewery's signing of a 9,000 year lease, and then very likely puke on our shoes. TO ARTHUR   (slate.com) divider line 55
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2012-09-27 03:46:25 PM

Voiceofreason01: pute kisses like a man:
it's the creaminess of the guinness that makes it more exciting than many other stouts. though the other stout is inevitably more complex, more tasteful, more interesting... if it's not nitrogen bubbles, it's just a dark beer. guinness has that consistency that calls you back... it's not the taste, it's the whole feel of the beer in your mouth and in your system. no offense to the other stouts of the world. they may be better in many regards, but they can't replace a guinness. i don't really compare stouts with guinness, i think of guinness as it's own category (alongside the other couple beers in like style).

Left Hand's Milk Stout now comes in a Nitrogen version which matches Guinness' "signature" consistency but with the high quality depth and complexity of flavor that you would expect from a modern microbrew. It is superior to Guinness in every way.

/although I agree that it probably isn't fair to class Guinness with other stouts


and I really didn't want to knock other stouts. I love real stout beers. but, i also love guinness. it's like, sometimes you want perfectly pan seared scallops in a white wine butter sauce or something with some kind of fancy confit souffle or whatever (i'm just randomly generating words from pretentious menus), and sometimes you want fish and chips. guiness is the fish and chips (but a really good, flew to the uk fish and chips).

/ while, american style light beers are the mcdonald's happy meals of beer
 
2012-09-27 04:37:40 PM
I got my towel two weeks after I iordered it. Lost it in 2005 when my son's belongings were lost during hurricane Katrina. it was nice little bar towel !
 
2012-09-27 04:41:24 PM
Finally a commercial holiday I can get behind. This and Darklord Day. MMMMMMMM beer boner.
 
2012-09-28 05:48:29 AM

neenerist: The parent company Diageo is a Hall of Famer for 12 Step programs: Strategic Brands


Was reading through some of those brands. Top market for Guinness is Nigeria? Please.

/232 million litres of Smirnoff per year!
 
2012-09-28 07:14:17 AM
Drank a bottle of this last night to celebrate:

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