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CELEBRATE WITH GUINNESS

THE INTERNATIONAL STOUT FESTIVAL 2017

Where better to laud this iconic beer style than at the home of Guinness? Join us from 2nd - 5th November to celebrate International Stout Day, with stout tasting sessions including our exclusive one-off stout, brewed specially for the weekend.

Be in with the chance of winning a Golden Ticket to a once in a lifetime Behind the Gates brewery tour, and enjoy pop up entertainment, live music and DJs providing a soundtrack to this celebration of stout.

GUINNESS SUPPERCLUB
Book a seat at chef Liam Kirwan’s table for a sensory journey that brings out the finest flavours from our famous stouts. Experience a five course tasting menu in our spectacular Brewer’s Dining Hall.

EXCLUSIVE EVENTS
Over four days, we’ll host one-off talks with Guinness beer experts, plus a special Guinness-inspired supper club by internationally acclaimed chef Liam Kirwan. Book a complimentary Legacy Tour at the iconic Guinness Storehouse, or an exclusive Guinness Beer Club tour as part of your ticket.

FIND A GOLDEN TICKET
We’re celebrating stout in style this year, and we want you to enjoy every second of your visit. For each online purchase of a Guinness Storehouse ticket over the four days of the festival, you’ll automatically be entered into a special prize draw for the chance to get your hands on an elusive golden ticket.

Lucky winners will have the privilege of taking part in one of the exclusive activities below, only available this weekend as part of the International Stout Festival. Entries close 6pm 30th October, so don’t delay.

CHEF’S TABLE

Join our executive head chef as he hosts an exclusive behind the scenes experience of the famous Guinness kitchen. Just 15 people will get a seat at the table and enjoy three of his original dishes, each one created to complement a particular beer in the Guinness range. One of our beer specialists will take this exclusive group through the pairings, explaining how the flavours complement each other so well.

Only for lucky golden ticket holders.

A GUINNESS WITH A GUINNESS

Meet living Guinness family member, Rory Guinness, and listen to him tell the incredible tale of the Guinness story. He’ll talk about what it’s like to be a living part of the legendary family, discuss his role within the company and explain which variant of Guinness is his favourite.
He’ll even pour you a pint of the Black Stuff
– truly a once in a lifetime opportunity.

Exclusive to golden ticket winners.

BREWERY TOUR

Venture behind the gates of the Guinness Brewery with this exclusive tour.
You’ll visit the historic St James’s Gate and discover for yourself the magic behind the Black Stuff.
Explore the famous underground tunnels, then check in at the Open Gate Brewery to see first hand where some of our beers are born.
Visit our world class Brewhouse before finishing off back at Guinness Storehouse
for a world-class lunch of classic Irish food paired with Guinness beers.

GET INVOLVED TO WIN
FOR THE GUINNESS CONNOISSEURS
Embark on an intimate sensory journey in our luxurious private bar. Our expert staff will take you on a five-star Guinness tasting experience filled with tales and traditions of our colourful past, as well as samples of some of our most famous brews. It’s time to become the ultimate Guinness connoisseur.

To be in with the chance of winning this prize, be in with the chance of winning this prize, visit our facebook page on how to enter.

TASTE MORE
Presented every hour by one of our beer specialists, you’ll be invited to discover the secret taste of a special stout, brewed exclusively for International Stout Day. Savour the vanilla and bourbon flavours of ‘Stoutta This World’ in complimentary tutored tastings of this Open Gate Brewery beer, only available for one weekend.

As part of your entrance ticket on any of the four festival days, you’ll also receive additional complimentary tokens for exciting tastings from our portfolio of much-loved stouts, held at special beer stations across the Storehouse. Choose from:

  • Guinness Foreign Extra, our oldest stout recipe, featured in the Tasting Rooms
  • Our special International Stout Day beer, Stoutta This World
  • The iconic Guinness Draught, with a mesmerising view of the city from Gravity Bar
  • West Indies Porter
  • Guinness Extra
  • Dublin Porter
  • GXS Antwerp

Try one of these beers with a specially paired dish at our beer stations, and enjoy stout-inspired specials in Arthur’s, 1837 and the Brewer’s Dining Hall.

‘STOUTTA THIS WORLD’ COOK OFF
On Thursday, watch our in-house Guinness chef whip up a stout-fuelled storm in an open kitchen demonstration. One of our resident beer experts will guide you through the tasting notes of our specially created ‘Stoutta This World’ beer as our chef creates a dish designed to bring out the flavour profile of this unique brew, and illustrate just how versatile Guinness can be. There’ll be samples for audience members to try, so make sure you head to Arthur’s Bar for this stout showcase.

Thurs 2nd Nov | 1pm | Open to all


INTERNATIONAL STOUT FESTIVAL AT GUINNESS STOREHOUSE

Take part in this local celebration of the most iconic Guinness stouts at a unique festival
that showcases the best brews of our fair city. Don’t miss it.