Guinness is one of the most well recognized global beer brands as well as one of the most successful beer companies of all time. It is an Irish dry stout that is specifically known for its burnt flavor which comes from roasted unmalted barley. It is also well known for its popular thick, creamy head which comes from mixing the beer with nitrogen.
The company brews its beer in 60 different countries and sells it in over 100. Although the beer was invented in Irelanad, it has been headquartered in London, England for nearly 100 years.
Some studies have claimed that due to the antioxidants in Guinness that it is actually beneficial for your heart. Though the company does not officially claim any medical benefit from their beer, they have used the simple slogan “Guinness is Good for You”.
Another distinguishing feature of the Guinness is bear is the tulip shaped glass that it typically comes in. This type of drinking glass has come to be known as a Guinness glass and is very unique to the Guinness brand.