Archives: Country: Ireland

Swithwick’s

October 29, 2008 by Aaron Goldfarb | 6 Comments | Filed in Brewer: Guinness, Country: Ireland, Grade: B-, Style: Red Ale

4.5% ABV on draught Sunrise on a foursome ~ Murphy bed ~ Brian ~ Brazilian meats ~ Umbros as underwear ~ Brian’s tippling caveat ~ Meet Market Adventures ~ The seduction(s) ~ Boutique hotel rooms ~ Bathroom coitus ~ What the fuck? ~ Breakfast and laughs The sun came in through the eastern exposed window, […]

Guinness Extra Stout (Original)

October 1, 2008 by Aaron Goldfarb | No Comments | Filed in Brewer: Guinness, Country: Ireland, Grade: A-, Style: Stout

6% ABV bottled An only-drinks-macros-except-for-Guinness-(which-is-actually-kind-of-a-macro-too) friend picked up several sixers of Guinness’s Extra Stout for some afternoon football watching. After sip one of bottle number one from six-pack number one, he had a look of “What the fuck is this shit?!” come across his face. Clearly he expected the creamy, fluffy, uncarbonated, highly-drinkable, biteless quasi-stout […]

Jameson Irish Whiskey

June 17, 2008 by Aaron Goldfarb | No Comments | Filed in Country: Ireland, Grade: A-/B+, Whiskey

40% ABV My friend Derek and I often like to joke about what we’ll do when we’re “fuck you” money rich. Derek hates incompetent jack-off drivers. Thus he claims that any time he saw someone do something stupid on the road in front of him he would just ram into them. Not maliciously or dangerously, […]

Guinness Draught

June 4, 2008 by Aaron Goldfarb | 3 Comments | Filed in Brewer: Guinness, Country: Ireland, Grade: B-, Style: Stout

4.2% ABV on draught Needed a midday quaff to still (steel?) my nerves and an $8 (!) Guinness pint from an overpriced and empty corporate midtown NYC pub seemed like the perfect choice. I used to drink Guinness a lot when I was a younger lad but now not so much. Maybe it’s cause I […]