|If ever anything apart from Shamrock was associated with Ireland and the Irish it must be Guinness, the national drink. With its famous black body and soft creamy head it is an icon of Ireland and its people, strong, smooth unhurried and extremely palatable.|
||The Brewery situated at St. James Gate was started in 1759 by the
then 34 year old Sir Arthur Guinness. The current factory now covers
over 60 acres on the south of the Liffey and employs approximately four
There is a Museum which shows a film of the making of the world famous stout and the opportunity to participate in the ritual of a pint being served and drank.
This in itself is a time honoured tradition, it involves the pint being slowly "Pulled" into a glass in two stages to ensure the perfect head tops the offering, after a short period of settling, only then should the pint be enjoyed leaving "Tide" marks on the inside of the glass as the most Irish of drinks is consumed. preferably with some Irish music in the background
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