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It's always Guinness time somewhere.
It's always Guinness time somewhere.

Guinness is Guinness. That is all.

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Guinness is my beer of choice. I find it flavorful, creamy and light. Yes, light.

At 125 calories, it's almost as low-cal as a Miller Lite which has 96 calories. But this is not the only reason why I drink it. I like how refreshing it is. Yes, refreshing.

For many people, bartenders included, it seems dark beer means a heavy beer and if a place doesn't have Guinness, they immediately suggest another stout. Most other stouts are thick and too sweet for my palate.

It's like offering Tabasco (which is a tangy pepper sauce) when I ask for a hot sauce (Sriracha, please).

This blog definitely falls into the "first world problems" category, but to me, Guinness is Guinness. There is simply no replacement.

Except maybe Irish whiskey.



Photodavie | Feb. 6, 2013 at 9:04 a.m. (report)

36366 I couldn't agree more!!! Underated beer here in Miller town. My only complaint is that 99% of bars in MKE don't know how to properly pour a Guinness. Even worse, when confronting an improperly poured Guinness, I've been told to take it or leave it.

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