Guinness to become Vegan-Friendly in 2016

There will be no more deliveries of fish bladders to St. James’ Gate: Guinness has announced plans to remove an animal by-product from its legendary stout.

Guinness has been using isinglass, a gelatin made from fish bladders, as a filtration agent in its brewing process, though many modern brewers have transitioned to synthetic gelatins or industrial filtration devices.

The move comes after years of petitioning from vegetarian and vegan groups. Guinness expects to have a new vegan-friendly filtration method in place next year.

Read More: [H/T Irish Times]


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