Guinness Deep-Sea Bar Offers Sleek Underwater Sips

by The Drink Nation on May 16, 2012 in Culture

As part of the celebration of the 250th anniversary of Arthur Guinness’ 1759 signing his brewery lease at St. James Gate in Dublin, Guinness held a contest to find winners who would have a chance to enjoy their stout at depths never before experienced. This was back in 2009, and at the time, the Irish brewery commissioned a custom submarine bar to transport the lucky drinkers below sea level. That sub-bar has recently been completed, and it’s an extremely unique and sleek vessel.

Designed by London-based Jump Studios, the interior reflects the Guinness brand tagline “Alive Inside” with a swooshing series of curved benches and beer holders. Constructed from glass-reinforced plastic (GRP), the seating and tables flow seamlessly into one another. The entire interior surface is covered with rubber discs, some of which hold LED lighting, and others of which serve as a place to set your can of brew.

The steel-shell sub is stationed in the Baltic at Stockholm, and has already made its maiden voyage (the lucky winner was Belgian Evelyne Gridelet). No word yet on future trips. What would you do with such a slick seafaring party room?



h/t
Eater

Photos via
Jump Studios

Recent Articles
spacer

Feedback

How are we doing? Tell us what you like or don't like and how we can improve. We would love to hear your thoughts!

*Name:
*E-mail:
*Suggestions:
 
Try Some Truly American Whiskey Straight from Mount Vernon

Try Some Truly American Whiskey Straight from Mount Vernon

While President's Day has come and gone, it doesn't mean it's too late to drink like the leader of the country, and with George Washington's whiskey, ...read more ›

by Alexander Frane Feb 21, 2017
You Can Now Get Champagne From a Vending Machine

You Can Now Get Champagne From a Vending Machine

At Las Vegas’ Mandarin Oriental Hotel, guests can now self-serve themselves bottles of Möet & Chandon from a vending machine - and it’s the first...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Feb 21, 2017
An Ohio Man is Suing Walmart Over Fake Craft Beer

An Ohio Man is Suing Walmart Over Fake Craft Beer

Many people were shocked when they first heard the news that Walmart was even selling its own craft beer, but alas, it’s all a lie, as one Ohio man ...read more ›

by Jessie Donofrio Feb 21, 2017
SPONSORED
Visit Drink Baltimore on Your Phone
BrewDog Announces Puppy Parental Leave for Its Employees

BrewDog Announces Puppy Parental Leave for Its Employees

Staff both in the UK and the US will now receive one week of paid leave when they rescue a dog....read more ›

by Carrie Dow Feb 20, 2017
You Can Now Age Spirits with Ultrasound Technology

You Can Now Age Spirits with Ultrasound Technology

Aging in a barrel can certainly add subtlety, richness, and complexity to whiskey, brandy, rum, and other liquors. But researchers in Spain may have f...read more ›

by Alexander Frane Feb 17, 2017
Hersh's is Offering a New Series of Cocktail Classes on Mondays

Hersh's is Offering a New Series of Cocktail Classes on Mondays

If your New Year's Resolution was to learn more about drinks, Hersh's is the place to be on Monday nights through May....read more ›

by Jennifer Waldera Feb 14, 2017
Game of Thrones & Ommegang's Latest Beer Lets You Choose Your House

Game of Thrones & Ommegang's Latest Beer Lets You Choose Your House

HBO's wildly popular series Game of Thrones and Ommegang Brewery are continuing their beer collaboration with ...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Feb 8, 2017
More Movie Theaters Are Starting to Serve Drinks Nationwide

More Movie Theaters Are Starting to Serve Drinks Nationwide

You may have noticed a growing trend in movie theaters recently - instead of ordering a popcorn, candy bar, and soda, you might be getting a popcorn, ...read more ›

by Alexander Frane Feb 8, 2017
Where to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Baltimore

Where to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Baltimore

Here's where to celebrate romantic Valentine's Day in Baltimore this year....read more ›

by Jennifer Waldera Feb 8, 2017
Lady Gaga is Starting Her Own Wine Company

Lady Gaga is Starting Her Own Wine Company

Fresh off the Super Bowl, Lady Gaga's company filed paperwork this week to begin producing wine, according to TMZ. ...read more ›

by Jessie Donofrio Feb 8, 2017
SPONSORED
View all Articles

Sign up to get weekly drinking news, bar reviews, events and more sent directly to your inbox!

Close