#FridayCocktail- Guinness

By / Wine + Drinks / March 14th, 2014 / 2

Even if you’re not a fan of the deep, dark Irish stout, why not try a Guinness cocktail. These recipes come straight from the Guinness archives.

Black Velvet

This classic Guinness cocktail was invented at the death of Prince Albert in 1861. A steward at the Brook’s Club in London proclaimed that even the champagne should be put into mourning and so Guinness was added to the bubbly, et voilà, the Black Velvet was born.


1/2 flute of champagne or your favourite sparkler

1/2 flute of Guinness


Pour Guinness to the halfway point in a flute and wait for it to settle.

Top off with champagne.


Trojan Horse

A refreshing summer sipper with an interesting mouth-feel.


1 can of Guinness Draught

60 ml of cola


Fill a chilled beer glass 3/4 full with Guinness.

Add cola.



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One response to “#FridayCocktail- Guinness”

  1. Bryan Willey says:

    When we were in ireland the barkeep made us a Gunnbess and Kirsch cocktail. Was quite delicious

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