The Search for God and Guinness

The Search for God and Guinness

Arthur Guinness wasn’t fooling around. He was mad as a hornet and wielding a pickaxe. Stand back. The year was 1771 and Guinness needed more water for his brewery. So he opened up a new watercourse and swapped out the pipes running to his shop from the River Liffey with larger ones. In addition to the increased flow, he increased the ire of his neighbors. The city of Dublin insisted he stop. Nothing doing, he responded. He “would defend [the water] by force of arms.” Out came the sheriff … [Read more...]


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