Pour the Perfect Pint - Gaelic Toasts - Genuine Guinness
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Shop for GuinnessIt is said that it takes 119.5 seconds to pour the perfect pint of Guinness...
Phrase: A pint of Guinness please
Irish: Pionta Guinness le do thoil
Pronunciation: pyunta Guinness leh duh hull
Phrase: I'd like a glass of beer
Irish: Ba mhaith liom gloinne beoir
Pronunciation: bah wah ly-um glinn-eh bee-oh-ir
Phrase: I'd like a pint of beer
Irish: Ba mhaith liompiontae beoir
Pronunciation: bah wah ly-um pee-yun-thah bee-oh-ir
Phrase: Health and long life to you
Irish: Sláinte agus saol agat
Pronunciation: Slaw-in-che ah-gus seel ah-
Phrase: Blessing of St. Patrick's Day on you
Irish: Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig oraibh!
Pronunciation: Ban-awch(k)-tee nah Fay-leh Paw-rig ur-iv!)
Phrase: Let's be drinking!
Irish: Beimid ag ól!
Pronunciation: Beh-mid egg ole
Phrase: Good luck!
Irish: Go n-éirí an t-ádh leat!
Pronunciation: guh nire-ee on taw lyat
Phrase: A hundred thousand welcomes!
Irish: Céad míle fáilte!
Pronunciation: kayd mee-la foyl-cha
.GUINNESS From the Tap:
GUINNESS® Draught in Cans or Bottles:
- The perfect pint of Guinness is served using the 'two-part' pour:
- Select a clean, dry glass - hold the glass at 45 degrees under the spout.
- Pull the handle slowly towards you and allow the beer to flow smoothly down the side of the glass (note: do not submerge the spout in the beer).
- As the glass fills, straighten the glass - fill glass until full.
- Stand the glass on the counter and allow the gas to surge through the beer.
- To create the legendary head, push the handle backward slightly (this is known as "topping off"). The head should rise just proud of the rim.
- Make sure your GUINNESS Draught can or bottle has been chilled for at least 3 hours - preferably at 42.8 degrees.
- Then open, activating the widget in the process.
- Pour the whole can into a tilted glass in one smooth action, straightening the glass as it fills.
is a plastic moulded device that sits on the top of the contents of each can of GUINNESS® Draught. When the can is opened, a small amount of beer and nitrogen, trapped in the widget, is forced out through the beer, which creates the famous creamy head that you find on a pint of GUINNESS® Draught served in a pub. The widget gives GUINNESS® Draught in cans the taste and texture of a pub-poured pint at home.Half and Half:
the ever-popular Half and Half is a lovely 50/50 mix of Guinness and Harp lager.Black and Tan:
A perennial pub favourite, the Black and Tan mixes Guinness with Bass Ale for a rich, smooth and mellow drink.The Black Velvet:
The Black Velvet is a 50/50 mix of Guinness and Champagne.
Fill a glass halfway with the Harp, Bass, or Champagne Next, pour the Guinness and watch how it floats on top
to create a colorfullayer over the golden lager.
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