It must be tough out there sometimes for a vegan or a vegetarian — your meat-eating friends can’t talk about anything but bacon, and waiters never know if there’s cream in the soup or if the potatoes are fried in lard, etc. — so when it’s time to relax with an alcoholic beverage, it’s got to be nice to have options. Guinness is giving vegans one more option, with a tweak to its 256-year-old brewing method.
Parent Company Of Johnnie Walker, Guinness, Smirnoff Will Include Nutritional Info On Beverage Labels
We know that the thought at the forefront of your mind while downing a shot of whiskey is “How many calories are in this?” It’ll be a lot easier to figure out now when drinking brands like Johnnie Walker, Guinness, Smirnoff and Baileys, as parent company Diageo announced today it’ll include nutritional information on its products’ labels.
Consumers who don’t like their coffee to taste like coffee now have another option when it comes to their morning beverages. Although the newest drink at Starbucks may make you think it’s five o’clock somewhere, because it reportedly tastes like beer. [More]
After studying Americans very closely, the Irish have apparently decided that in order to fit in around the beer cooler, you’ve gotta go blonde. Whether or not that’s actually true (it isn’t), Guinness is now offering a new blonde “American Lager” in the states, presumably after meetings its stylist and getting convinced a big change is just what it needs. [More]
Before you pick up that pint of Guinness (and don’t even think about dropping shots into it) this weekend for St. Patrick’s Day, vegetarians might want to heed what we’re about to say: Chances are there could be traces of fish bladder in your beer. My goodness, my Guinness, indeed. [More]
It might not matter to the masses which alcohol they’re dumping green dye into tomorrow on their annual celebration of St. Patrick, but it likely won’t be Irish beer anyway. Samuel Adams leads the best-perceived brand in the country, while Guinness comes in far down the line at sixth. Faith and begorrah!
The Center for Science in the Public Interest has its knickers in a twist over Forever 21 selling “beer shirts,” because the clothing retailer is “popular with teenage girls.”
A late Saint Patrick’s day for you: Slate is taking a look at the construction of “traditional Irish pubs” across the world.