Guinness turns 250
Thursday, September 24, 2009
On September 24, 1759, Ireland. 250 years later, has grown to a global business that turns over 10 billion euros (US$14.7 billion) every year.signed a 9,000 year lease for the in ,
St James' Gate Brewery had grown to become Ireland's biggest by 1833 and in 1886 had grown to the biggest in the world, producing 1.2 million barrels of black stout each year. Today, Guinness is enjoyed in 150 countries and 10 million pints are drunk every 24 hours — although Irish myth has it the brew tastes best in Dublin.
- "FEATURE : Guinness celebrates 250th anniversary" — , September 25, 2009
- Andrew Bushe. Irish lead the party as Guinness celebrates 250th birthday <broken link> — , September 24, 2009