St. James's Gate Brewery AKA Guinness is a brewery founded
in 1759 in Dublin, Ireland by Arthur Guinness. The
company is now a part of Diageo, a company formed via the merger of Guinness
and Grand Metropolitan in 1997. The main product produced at the brewery is
Leased for 9,000 years in 1759 by Arthur Guinness at £45 per
year, St. James's Gate has been the home of Guinness ever since. It became the
largest brewery in Ireland
in 1838, and was the largest in the world in 1914, covering 64 acres. Although
no longer the largest brewery in the world, it is still the largest brewer of
stout in the world. During the 19th and early 20th centuries, the brewery owned
most of the buildings in the surrounding area, including many streets of
housing for brewery employees, and offices associated with the brewery. The
brewery also made all of its own power using its own power plant.
The classic draft version of Guinness packaged. A widget allows for the release of nitrogen giving it that creamy smooth texture. Dark in color but light in body this is a easy drinking beer with a roastiness and a slight twang.