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Guinness shuns the colour black after Ireland’s shocking defeat against the All Blacks

‘Have a pint of Carlsberg’: Guinness shuns the colour black after Ireland’s shocking defeat against New Zealand

  • All Blacks defeated Ireland 46-14 in Rugby World Cup quarter-final on Saturday
  • Guinness took to Twitter after the loss and urged fans to drink Carlsberg instead 
  • ‘We’re officially done with the colour black today,’ the official Twitter page said 

Guinness have shunned the colour black after Ireland was obliterated by the All Blacks in the Rugby World Cup quarter-final.

The social media team behind the iconic Irish beverage took to Twitter to make fun of the national team’s 46-14 defeat at Tokyo Stadium on Saturday.

‘Have a pint of Carlsberg,’ Guinness said.

‘We’re officially done with the colour black today.’    

The social media team behind the iconic Irish beverage took to Twitter to make fun of the national team’s 46-14 defeat at Tokyo Stadium on Saturday

Fans were quick to praise Guinness for their distinctly Irish humour amid the nation's shocking loss

Fans were quick to praise Guinness for their distinctly Irish humour amid the nation’s shocking loss

While Guinness is known for its dark consistency, Carlsberg is served in a green bottle with a green and white label.

Fans were quick to praise Guinness for their distinctly Irish humour amid the nation’s shocking loss.  

‘This is just epic Irishness at its best!’ one person said.

‘Pure genius behind this advertisement. For Ireland we’ll keep standing tall. Forever.’ said another. 

One viewer said the brains behind the Guinness Twitter page was deserving of a raise.  

Another person shared a snap of their Guinness pint, writing: ‘Some things are just better left unchanged’.  

The tweet tallied more than 4,000 retweets and 16,000 likes in less than 20 hours.  

One viewer said the brains behind the Guinness Twitter page was deserving of a raise

One viewer said the brains behind the Guinness Twitter page was deserving of a raise

Another person shared a snap of their Guinness pint, writing: 'Some things are just better left unchanged'

Another person shared a snap of their Guinness pint, writing: ‘Some things are just better left unchanged’

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