With over two centuries of expert brewing behind it, Guinness hardly needs any introduction. One of the world's best-loved beers, from the first velvety sip to the last, lingering drop, every deep-dark satisfying mouthful in between is pure beauty… pure Guinness
Water,Barley Malt,Barley,Roasted Barley,Hop Extract & Nitrogen
Guinness Surger 520ml (Case 24)
Iconic and legendary, Guinness is best shared with others. Now with the Surger, you can enjoy the same level of Guinness perfection at home as what you would in your favourite local pub. The Guinness Surger uses exactly the same Guinness beer as dispensed from a keg, which is poured slowly into a Guinness glass and placed on the Surger unit. The Surger activates the gases already in the beer, creating the same creamy head as delivered by a draught dispense system.
It all starts with just one man, but it’s not down to a single ‘eureka’ moment. The history of Guinness is a stirring tale of inspiration, dedication, ingenuity and effort. It’s over two centuries of sublime brewing craft, a remarkable knack for spreading the work and more than a few leaps of faith. It’s the story of how a unique Irish stout became, with a little magic, one of the World’s best-loved beers.
There’s a little bit of magic in every expertly crafted drop of Guinness. There are six distinct features that make our beer stand out from all the others. There’s our roasted barley, the extra hops we use, our special yeast, our maturation process, the famous creamy head and lastly the supremely skillful craft of our brewers.
Four Key Ingredients
Barley: We use malted barley, which provides the foundation for the flavour of the beer, and roasted barley. Our traditional craft of roasting barley gives Guinness its wonderful dark ruby red colour (it looks black, but hold your glass up to the light, and you'll see there's a ruby in every glass, as the old saying has it) and its unique roasted character.
Hops: We use the finest female hop (we discriminate in favour of the fairer sex), and use around double the amount of hops in our brew than most beers, for a more intense flavour and aroma. Hops are also a natural preservative, giving Guinness the long life essential for global export.
Water: Like Arthur Guinness before us, we prize our water for its purity and softness. In fact, it's so important to us, we call it 'liquor'. At the St James's Gate Brewery in Dublin the water comes from springs in the Wicklow Mountains (which are also known as St James's Wells).
Guinness Yeast: To capture the full freshness of the ingredients, we use our famous strain of Guinness yeast, descended down from Arthur's time. It works like no other to ensure our beer is fully fermented and charged with flavour. It's so valuable to us that a small reserve amount is kept under lock and key in case something should happen to our main supply.
We don't believe anything should be wasted, so the spent grains from the brewing process become animal feed, the hops become fertilizer and surplus yeast makes yeast extract or health products.
Taste and Suggested Serve
Swirling clouds tumble as the storm begins to calm. Settle. Breathe in the moment, then break through the smooth, light head to the bittersweet reward. Unmistakably Guinness, from the first velvet sip to the last, lingering drop. And every deep-dark satisfying mouthful in between. Pure beauty. Pure Guinness.
Serve chilled, start by pouring cold Guinness Draught into glass, then apply a droplet of water to Surger plate. Place glass on Surger plate, then finally press the button and watch it settle.
Beer and Food
While the glistening sight of a freshly settled pint of Guinness Draught is enough to get your mouth watering, great Irish dishes like beef and Guinness stew with freshly made champ are enough to melt your heart. Guinness has been a part of Irish cooking for generations and when we weren't deciding what's best cooked in it, we were deciding what's best eaten with it. These secrets are still alive today in pubs and restaurants all over Ireland. Guinness intensifies flavour, adds depth, enhances texture and when it boils down to it, just tastes great. From a hearty Beef and Guinness Stew to seafood dishes that include Guinness with Lobster and soup and side dishes, Guinness can really enhance your cooking. So pour yourself a cool can of Guinness Draught and enjoy these really fine recipes.
Manufacturer Contact Information
Guinness & Co., London, NW10 7HQ.