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Happy St Paddy’s – Guinness Round Up

By Lia Sanders on 17/03/15 11:00 AM

Everyone is going crazy for the black stuff today, so here we round up all the good stuff.

More than 13 million pints of Guinness are drunk worldwide on St Patrick’s Day, according to the Wall Street Journal, although the company wants to up the number throughout the rest of the year.

These Guinness stats will provide you with obscure pub chat trivia. Once you’ve memorised those, have a go at this quiz, which satisfyingly fills up a glass of Guinness a little for every question you get right.

When it comes to choosing your beverage, don’t feel compelled to stick to a perfectly poured pint of Guinness. This article reassures you that it is perfectly acceptable to opt for wines on St Patrick’s, while Esquire debunks the myth of the six step Guinness pouring process.

Alternatively you can enjoy your tot of Guinness in a cake in this fiendishly rich chocolate cake recipe.

And for those wanting to celebrate the day “properly” with real Irish people, check out this list of the world’s ten best Irish pubs (outside of Ireland) submitted by Irish ex-pats.