This is how GUINNESS Blonde American Lager happened

By now you’ve probably heard about the latest, greatest collaboration between Ireland and America, GUINNESS Blonde American Lager. What you don’t know is how this tasty transnational effort came to fruition. We talked to brewers on both sides of the Atlantic about the difficulties that come with fusing traditions, striking the right balance between hops and too many hops, and what it was like for Guinness to send their closely guarded, over 125-year-old yeast to a town just southeast of Pittsburgh. If you like beer, you’re going to like this story.