Shaken, stirred, or served straight-up, Atlanta’s drink scene is on fire We’re showing you where to go and what to order with exclusives from the experts behind the bar Cheers! This is Atlanta Drinks. It’s hard to imagine that such a time frame exists but the Guinness Brewery is proud to celebrate its 200th year here in the United States in 2017. With our first shipment hitting American shores in South Carolina in 1817, Over the years, Guinness has grown to be a treasured part of our thriving U.S. beer culture, and it’s been quite an amazing journey. A few big milestones include Guinness becoming the largest brewery in the world by the end of the 19th century, experiencing 2 World Wars. In that time frame, Guinness has been a pioneer in the burgeoning beer industry through the advent of processes like nitrogenation and a constant focus on quality and scientific advancement in brewing from those first barrels of foreign extra stout we sent over to our modern portfolio today We’re continuing the tradition of innovation with some of our latest releases from Dublin along with the exciting news of our first brewery in the U.S. since the 1950s.