Under the guidance of Arthur Guinness and his heirs, Guinness has been brewing pints of its famous stout in Dublin since the mid 18th century.
-The company originally leased its Dublin brewery for 9,000 years.
-The lease included free access to a water supply.
-There was once an ale as well.
-It takes 119.5 seconds to pour the perfect pint of Guinness.
-The official color of the beer is ruby red.
-The beer was brewed in 49 countries around the world.
-It was one of the first companies to offer employee benefits.
-Guinness promised every British soldier a pint of beer on Christmas day during World War II.
-The Guinness harp was one of the first trademarks in the U.K.