Originally Posted by patthebrewer
Guinness is only 3% ya know. QUOTE]
Not the proper stuff .. the new mid strenth Guinness is only 2.8% but real
Draught Guinness is 4.1-4.3% depending on what type.
When I was in Ireland a couple years ago, the factory tour explained that they only made it to 3% because the way the tax structure works there, they are taxed on ABV. I was also told this is the traditional strength it is brewed to.