6 Steps to Pour the Perfect Guinness

Step 1
Take a cool, clean, dry, Guinness branded glass.

Step 2
Hold the glass under the tap at an angle of 45 degrees.

Step 3
Pull the handle forward until it is horizontal and fill the glass to between 15mm and 20mm (about ¾”) from the top. Never put the tap spout into the Guinness.

Step 4
Leave the surge to settle (approx 119.5 secs).

Step 5
Top up the glass by pushing the tap handle backwards until the head is just proud of the glass. Do not let the stout overflow, and never use a spatula to level the head.

Step 6
Hand the pint to the consumer with a steady hand. There should be no overspill.