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30 October 2018: The Guinness Storehouse introduces ‘The Guinness STOUTie’, the ultimate way to make your pint your own. Launching on November 1st to mark International Stout Day, a worldwide celebration of the iconic beer style, visitors to the Guinness Storehouse will experience The STOUTie - a picture perfect pint featuring your selfie on the head of the iconic black and white stout.

class="x" />In the true spirit of innovation, The STOUT<em>ie</em> pushes the boundaries, using technology to add natural malt extract to the top of the Guinness pint to create the chosen design. The iconic black and white stout provides the perfect canvas for a sepia toned selfie.</p> <p class="x">"</p> <p class="x">"he launch of The STOUT<em>ie</em> coincides with the return of International Stout Festival, a unique four-day beer experience taking place from Thursday 1<sup>st</sup> November until Sunday 4<sup>th</sup>  November. As well as being among the first to get their STOUT<em>ie</em>, visitors will also be treated to a special line-up to celebrate all things stout. These feature diverse and colourful beer experiences, stout inspired menus, complimentary food pairings and tastings of its much-loved stout beers – all included in the general admission price. The Guinness brewers will also reveal a limited-edition, celebratory new stout, which will be available at St. James’s Gate Brewery throughout the festival.</p> <p class="x"> </p> &l";p class="x"><strong>Sp"aking about the Guinness STOUT</strong><em><strong>ie</strong></em><strong>, Stephen Kilcullen, Head of Quality & Master Brewer said,</strong> “Here at the home of Guinness we are at the heart of innovation and experimentation. Guinness Draught was the first beer to use nitrogen and we are really proud to introduce The STOUT<em>ie</em> today, as another exclusive way to enjoy our market leading beer<em>. </em>Thenitrogen bubbles are tiny and, because of this, form beautiful layers of creamy smoothness, creating a long-lasting head and resulting in the distinctive cascade of millions of bubbles now known as the ‘surge and settle’. The iconic creamy head of Guinness is the perfect canvas for The STOUT<em>ie</em> and where else would you get this perfect pint experience other than at the Guinness Storehouse?”</p> <p class="x"> </p> <p />STOUTem /gt;ies</"m> are made possible by the <a href="https://eu.vocuspr.com/Tracking.aspx?Data=HHL%3d8%2b%3b0%3b3-%3eLCE2%3b39295-GLCE270%3a&RE=MC&RI=3053317&Preview=False&DistributionActionID=46027&Action=Follow+Link""Ripples </a>technology, which combines patented 3D printer mechanics with Ink-Jet printing. The images are printed using natural malt extract.</p> <p><strong>Yossi Meshulam, CEO of Ripples</strong>, expands, “Ripples is known for offering brands the possibility to create unique, personalised consumer experiences by printing images or photo content onto foam-topped beverages. We are thrilled to partner with Guinness for The STOUT<em>ie</em> launch - exciting beer lovers by making their beverage unique. Together, we are creating ripples of enjoyment at the home of Guinness in Dublin.”</p> <p>Exclusively available at the Guinness Storehouse, visitors can purchase a STOUT<em>ie</em> for €6.00. Open from 9.30am - 7.00pm (last admission 5pm), the special International Stout Festival programme is included in the general admission price. To purchase tickets and for further details of The Guinness Storehouse International Stout Festival visit <a href="https://eu.vocuspr.com/Tracking.aspx?Data=HHL%3d8%2b%3b0%3b3-%3eLCE2%3b39295-GLCE270%3a&RE=MC&RI=3053317&Preview=False&DistributionActionID=46026&Action=Follow+Link" target="_"lank">www.guinn"ss-storehouse.com</a>.</p>""