The World of Guinness

Rory Guinness

    ISBN: 978 1 85759 582 6

    Size: 228 x 152 mm / 6 x 9 in.

    Binding: softcover

    Pages: 64

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    Date published: March, 2009

    UK £6.95 /US $12.95


  • Published to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the opening of the Guinness brewery in 1759
  • Features archive photography as well as full colour images, offering a unique insight into the famous brew from its beginnings to the present day
  • Written by Arthur Guinness’s descendant, Rory Guinness, resulting in a personal, authoritative and very entertaining text


How did a simple beer from Dublin become an international success and a world-renowned symbol of Ireland? Rory Guinness, a brewer by birth, has written the insider’s guide to everything you wanted to know about the world of Guinness. From advertising to architecture, we see for the first time how Guinness and its people have become interwoven into the fabric of Dublin life. An essential book for the serious Guinness lover, as well as the casual observer of Dublin life.

Author information

Rory Guinness was asked by Diageo to produce the official guide to the Guinness brewery (the Storehouse), the brand and its history. He is a brewer by birth and a keen collector of Guinness history.