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 (gĭn′ĭs), Sir Alec 1914-2000.
British actor known for his extraordinary range of roles. His films include The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), for which he won an Academy Award.


(Biography) Sir Alec. 1914–2000, British stage and film actor. His films include Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949), The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), for which he won an Oscar, and Star Wars (1977); TV roles include Le Carré's George Smiley


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Sir Alec, 1914–2000, English actor.
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Noun1.Guinness - English stage and screen actor noted for versatility (1914-2000)Guinness - English stage and screen actor noted for versatility (1914-2000)
2.Guinness - a kind of bitter stout
stout - a strong very dark heavy-bodied ale made from pale malt and roasted unmalted barley and (often) caramel malt with hops
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Patrons at Molly Malone's can soak up all that Harp lager, which is imported from Dublin, and Guinness Draught with Irish food favorites like Kildare hot corned beef, Dublin Bay fish and chips, Galaway grilled ham and cheese, and Paddy melts.
For those stocking up the fridge ahead of the Euro 2016 tournament which kicks off on Friday, Guinness Draught (15x440ml) has been lopped from PS15 to PS10, Budweiser (20x300ml) is down from PS12 to PS10 and Carling (20x440ml) is also PS10, down from PS14.
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Meanwhile, the latest of the Brewhouse Series of Guinness Draught - Guinness North Star - went on the market in Ireland yesterday.
With this device you can 'create the magic of Guinness Draught at home'.
Top tipples:The top-selling beers in 2005, in UK pubs and off-licences were: Stella Artois pounds 574m Carling pounds 352m Fosters pounds 279m Budweiser pounds 162m Carlsberg pounds 161m Kronenbourg 1664 pounds 129m Grolsch pounds 114m Carlsberg Export pounds 103m Guinness draught pounds 66m John Smith's Extra Smooth pounds 60m Tennent's pounds 59m Castlemaine XXXX Draught pounds 53m Carlsberg Special Brew pounds 50.
LOVERS of Guinness Draught will say that part of the drinking experience is watching a pint turn dramatically from brown to black topped with a creamy white head.
WE'VE got a FREE pint of GUINNESS draught for every Sunday Mirror reader, to celebrate the start of the annual Feis Ceol festival at Irish pub chain O'Neill's.
Guinness lovers used to think they could only get it in a pub in a pint, but since 80 percent of beer sales are done out of a bottle, we thought consumers should be able to buy Guinness Draught in a bottle," explains Diageo's Albertson.
To make certain we continue to satisfy the constantly evolving interests of consumers we are continually innovating, creating or extending products--like Smirnoff Ice--or developing new ways to enjoy our products--like Guinness Draught in bottles.
The contract will allow Sinebrychoff to sell and distribute Guinness Draught and Kilkenny Irish Beer in Finland.