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Pouring the Perfect Pint of Guinness

Header 560x280Oh it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Where we smile a little easier, we sing a little more and everyone is Irish for at least one day of the year. And if you’re like me, you find it a mortal sin to let a March 17th fly by without drinking at least one delicious, nutritious Guinness and toasting dear ol’ St. Patrick. But beware the ides of March because sometimes you local barkeep is a novice when it comes to pouring the nectar of the gods. There is a very distinct way to pour the official beer of March. Guinness Brewmaster Fergal Murray has instructed us in the art, and now we will share it with you:

1. The Glass

First you can’t just have any old pint glass. You need the Guinness pint glass. You know the kind:

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2. The Angle

You then need to hold the glass at a 45 degree angle under the tap. The tap should never touch the glass and NEVER hold it straight… what are you? Communist?

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3. First Pass

Fill the glass up 2/3 of the way. Don’t get greedy.

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4. Patience

Set it down. Let it hang for a bit. Watch the magic inside the glass. That’s over 250 years of perfection you’re lookin’ at bub. Show some respect.

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5. Top it Off

Once it settles, top it off and let it sit again. You now have the perfect pint. Brewmaster Fergal Murray knows what we’re talkin’ about. Right Ferg?

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