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Perfectly complex and decidedly unique.

History & heritage

With origins in an 1801 entry in Guinness’ brewers’ diaries, today’s Guinness West Indies Porter was inspired by the first beer purposely brewed at St. James’s Gate to sustain its freshness, wherever it was shipped. The beer is complex yet mellow, hoppy with notes of toffee and chocolate.

Production & flavour

A deep rich and characterful porter with hints of toffee and chocolate.

Aroma: Toffee, caramel, slight chocolatey notes.

Flavour: Sweet with chocolate and toffee flavours.

Palate: Smooth easy finish with a medium sweet mouth feel.

ABV: 6%

Appearance: Ruby red with a frothy head driven by the carbonation.