Sunday, September 13, 2009

Old, Heavy, Bitter and Divine

Colm Tóibínis the author of the novels "Brooklyn" and "The Master."

In Dublin, one simply has open the front door to be reminded of the importance of the Guinness brewery in the life of the city.

The bartender at Nearys pub in Dublin holds out a pint of Guinness.

The visitor’s entrance to the Hop Storehouse at St. James’s Gate Brewery in Dublin.

An 1886 poster featuring St. James’s Gate Brewery.

1850 portrait of Sir Benjamin Lee Guinness.

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