Ireland Guinness Brewery
1759it begins with a signature. arthur guinness signs a 9,000-year lease on a disused brewery at st. james’s gate, dublin. it costs him an initial £100 with an annual rent of £45 - this crucially includes water rights.
·the brewery covers four acres and consists of a copper, a kieve, a mill, two malthouses, stabling for 12 horses and a loft to hold 200 tons of hay. arthur begins brewing porter and ale.