African farmers have a long tradition of brewing the grain, so the product is well suited to the African palate. At 7.5 percent alcohol by volume, it also boasts higher alcohol content compared to the roughly 4-5 percent found in Guinness draught and Guinness Extra Stout.
How popular is Guinness in Africa?
FES is the Guinness variant that is most commonly found in Asia, Africa and the Caribbean, and it accounts for almost half of Guinness sales worldwide. Over four million hectolitres of the beer were sold in Africa in 2011, where Diageo intend to grow the product into the continent’s highest selling beer.
What makes Guinness so special?
It is one of Ireland’s oldest beers and is easily recognized worldwide through its iconic logo. Guinness comes under the umbrella of a stout which is a dark beer, as it is known for its dark color with a smooth and creamy taste. A lot of people see Guinness as just a regular beer but it is ‘Made of More’.
Do Africans drink Guinness?
Guinness is one of Africa’s most favorite drinks. Guinness is one of the most famous brands in the world, but did you know that it’s not Ireland who consumes the most black stuff? The United Kingdom and Nigeria both consume more Guinness than Ireland, and another African country, Cameroon, comes in fourth.
What country drinks the most Guinness?
The UK is the only sovereign state to consume more Guinness than Ireland. The third-largest Guinness drinking nation is Nigeria, followed by the USA; the United States consumed more than 950,000 hectolitres of Guinness in 2010.
Do Jamaicans like Guinness?
Guiness has been around a long time and it really is a popular drink amongst Jamaicans.
Why do people not like Guinness?
Americans are used to pilsners, a fairly weak and light beer. They aren’t accustomed to ales, porters, and stouts like Guinness which are far stronger and may taste more bitter than they are used to drinking. They tend to think all beers (using a generic term) taste the same but they do not.