11 NJ Irish pubs that are known for their Guinness pours
Pretend for a second you are standing on a street with 10 different Irish pubs. Not too out of the ordinary depending on what part of New Jersey you hail from, but what pub-frequenters may not know is that if you enter all 10 of these bars and order a pint of Guinness, there's a good chance each and every glass of the dark Irish dry stout.
Unlike typical beers, pouring a Guinness requires effort and precision.
Guinness tends to have a malty sweetness, as well as a hoppy bitterness. A mixture of flavors including coffee and chocolate is usually part of the experience, but depending on how the bartender pours the drink, different elements of the Guinness pint will be more pronounced than others.
There is a seemingly unlimited amount of how-to videos on Guinness pouring on YouTube.
But at the end of the day, every bartender, especially one with lengthy experience in Irish pubs, has their own tricks or hacks to make their pour stand out amongst the rest.
Below is a list of 11 Irish pubs that are renowned by their patrons as pouring excellent Guinness pints. Most corners of the state are represented, so no matter which part of the state you hail from, you are not far from giving one of these pints a chance.
If you're a Guinness connoisseur and don't see your preferred establishment listed, don't hesitate to reach out.
Where to find the best pint of Guinness in NJ
The post above reflects the thoughts and observations of New Jersey 101.5 producer, writer, and host Joe Votruba. Any opinions expressed are his own.
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