Belfast Telegraph

Guinness opens gates to experimental brewery

Guinness is to lift the lid on its taste secrets by opening the doors to the brewery where its recipes are created.

For over a century, the famous purveyor of Irish stout has kept the workings of its experimental brewery at its landmark St James's Gate site in Dublin firmly behind closed doors.

The company has now announced plans to open it up to the public, with visitors also given the chance to quiz the brewers on their work.

Guinness said its now appropriately titled Open Gate Brewery will start offering tours on Thursday and Friday nights.

Brewer Peter Simpson said: "We feel extremely lucky to work in The Open Gate Brewery because my fellow brewers and I are given free rein to regularly explore and create new beers in small batches.

"There is huge interest in beer nowadays so it's exciting to open the doors to the public, give people a look inside our world, and of course share some batches of experimental beers that we are working on."

Your Comments

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting?


From Belfast Telegraph