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Guinness celebrates New Year's Eve in style

Guinness had an eventful New Year's Eve, broadcasting this commercial live in Ireland to wrap up the yearlong celebration of its 250th anniversary. The ad can only be described as…

January 4, 2010, 12:49 PM EST

Enjoy that Guinness, wherever it came from

Here's the most recent Guinness commercial from BBDO New York, in which a pint of the stuff makes an unlikely slide from quiet neighborhood bar to thirsty corporate ladder-climber. "Fortune…

December 1, 2009, 1:44 PM EST

Guinness plays God in its latest lavish spot

AMV BBDO didn't take many short cuts for this new Guinness ad (video below), called "World," which breaks today in the U.K. According to the Guardian, they shot…

November 4, 2009, 10:53 AM EST

Guinness World Records joins 21st century

The Jim Pattison Group, parent company of Ripley Entertainment, bought the Guinness World Records franchise in early 2008, and was determined to wipe the dust off the old book and…

January 28, 2009, 8:42 AM EST

Watch out for your wayward lovesick fridge

In this Guinness ad from Irish International BBDO, an entire city's refrigerators come unglued, flying violently out of their homes, compelled by obsessive magnetic forces to stick to the outsides…

October 13, 2008, 1:12 PM EDT

Spoken-word artist fired up about Guinness

This Guinness commercial from Saatchi & Saatchi London, starring spoken-word artist Ainsley Burrows, might seem pretty far afield from the product, but it's not. Lots of Guinness drinkers walk around…

October 3, 2008, 10:31 AM EDT

Who wants a big funnel cloud of Guinness?

So wait, Guinness is made from distilled tornadoes? We always thought it was roasted barley that gave it the dark ruby color and robust taste it's so famous for. That,…

September 25, 2008, 10:10 AM EDT

Guinness lightens up with light-show spot

We'd hate to see the electric bill for this building after they shot this Guinness ad, in which a band of pranksters flick the lights on and off by floor…

August 1, 2008, 6:38 AM EDT

Surfing with Guinness on St. Patrick's Day

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, here's a look back at one of the great Guinness commercials of all time: 1999’s “Surfer” from AMV BBDO in London. In crafting the…

March 17, 2008, 11:33 AM EDT

Guinness Ad Found, Shows Domino Toppling

Much was made of Guinness’s idea to have people hunt for its new commercial, which was supposedly hidden somewhere online. Those who had better things to do will be…

November 8, 2007, 11:15 AM EST