Our trip started in Ireland, where my goals were twofold. I wanted to drink Guinness as close to the source as possible, and I wanted to learn more about the burgeoning Irish craft beer industry. In this post I'll be focusing on Guinness, and we'll get to the craft beer in a later post.
While Guinness is the world's most popular stout, I have always had a hard time understanding the hype. Guinness is smooth, and goes down easy, but it isn't very complex. Maybe a trip to the source would change my mind and help me see the light.
Well, I'm back after a two week hiatus in Europe. Thanks to everyone who stopped by while I was gone. You'll be able to read more about this trip, including budget travel tips on my other site. But here, we'll be walking through some of the beers, wines and ciders we sampled as we backpacked through Ireland, Switzerland and France.