The precursor to every Guinness innovation you’ve ever enjoyed.”
Every Guinness you’ve ever enjoyed can be traced back to this recipe. A direct descendant of our archival recipes, Guinness Extra Stout is based on a beer first brewed in 1821, when Arthur Guinness II set down precise instructions for brewing his Superior Porter. Sharp and crisp to the taste with the trademark Guinness flavors at its core.
Subtly fruity with warming, roasted notes of coffee and dark chocolate
Dark ruby red with a frothy head
Crisp and balanced with bitter, sweet, roasted notes and a dry finish
THE STORY OF GUINNESS
From Arthur Guinness' legacy of philanthropy to how Guinness has been taking care of its people for over 200 years.
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