Queen Elizabeth Ireland Trip: Royal Offered Pint at Guiness Factory, Refuses Beer

Queen Elizabeth Offered Pint at Guiness Factory, Refuses Beverage

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While on a tour of Dublin's Guinness Storehouse, Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip were offered a sample of Ireland's famous brew.

Both declined the pints, which were presented as part of a demonstration of the art of pouring the perfect pint.

The tour began the second day of the Queen's four-day trip of reconciliation to Ireland.

It seems beer is not a particularly regal drink, though. According to The Daily Mail, it was reportedly prohibited at the royal wedding reception as it's not appropriate to sip suds in front of the Queen.

But, reports the Associated Press, "Prince Philip gazed at the brew with obvious longing but also walked away without a taste."

The Guinness Storehouse is, not surprisingly, Ireland's #1 tourist attraction.

WATCH the Queen and Prince Philip decline the brew in one of the most awkward scenes we've seen since an episode of "The Office."

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