In 1759 history was made when Arthur Guinness signed a 9,000-year lease on the famous St. James’s Gate brewery in Dublin, Ireland. Thanks to Arthur, people everywhere have been enjoying the world’s most famous beer for more than 250 years. To commemorate the life and legacy of master craftsman and brewer, Arthur Guinness, The Shannon Rose Irish Pub in Clifton and Woodbridge is ‘calling all Arthurs’ and Guinness fans to join in the global Arthur’s Day celebration on Thursday, September 22. Anyone in the community named Arthur or whose name starts with “Art,” with proper identification, will receive a free Shannon Rose Burger (value of $7.99), voted “Best Burger” in Clifton.
Other Arthur’s Day festivities include $4 Guinness and Guinness mixes, a special Guinness menu featuring Guinness as the main ingredient, live Irish entertainment, Guinness-themed prizes and “The Great Guinness Toast,” taking place at exactly 17:59 p.m. GMT (5:59 p.m. EST), the time Arthur Guinness signed the infamous lease. “We’re excited to participate in the world-wide celebration of Arthur’s Day at The Shannon Rose Irish Pub and we hope to see a lot of ‘Arthurs’ come out for this event,” said Kurt Pahlitzsch, Vice President of Specialty Restaurants “Get ready to raise your glasses with fellow Guinness fans around the globe as we simultaneously toast to Arthur, the man who created our beloved beer.”
The Shannon Rose’s special Guinness menu includes:
Guinness Beef Stew, tender beef with potatoes, carrots and onions slowly braised in a secret Guinness broth, served with Irish soda bread
Guinness BBQ Baby Back Ribs, a mouth-watering rack of baby back ribs slowly braised in a signature Guinness BBQ sauce served with cole slaw and French fries
The Guinness Float, choice of vanilla or coffee ice cream topped with Guinness with a shot of Bailey’s caramel for sweetness
About The Shannon Rose Irish Pub
The Shannon Rose Irish Pub is an authentic Irish Pub with locations in Clifton & Woodbridge, New Jersey. Once you have stepped foot within, you feel as though you have stepped over the Atlantic Ocean and into Ireland. It is the perfect place to come with friends, new and old, to enjoy great drink, great food, and great conversation. The Shannon Rose Irish Pub brings uniqueness, high volume and high energy to any location through its original design, excellent food, varied entertainment schedule and beautiful atmosphere reaching people of all different ages.