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February 10, 2010 - 12:29am

O'Lacy's takes top honors for Guinness pour

posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, business, O'Lacy's Irish Pub.

Any bloke can pour a beer, but getting the perfect head on a Guinness -- that's an art.

It turns out that nobody in New York, or the entire Eastern United States for that matter, pours a better Guinness than the staff at O'Lacy's Irish Pub on School Street in Batavia.

The O'Lacy's pour is so good, in fact, that it placed number three in the nation in a contest sponsored by the Ireland-based Diageo Company, makers of Guinness.

The winners were selected based on the text-message votes of patrons of bars that serve Guinness.

O'Lacy's, opened in 1997 and is owned by Kent Ewell & Nancy Bachulak. It beat out 2,100 other contestants for the "best pour" honor.

Jim Burns
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O Lacy’s is an island of cultural goodness in this town. Best pub in all of western NY!
Susan Brownell
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Last seen: 4 years 3 weeks ago
Joined: Jul 5 2008 - 10:24pm
I have never been there but love great food and Guinness on draft. mmmm. Congratulations to O'Lacy's!
william tapp
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i dont drink beer but i may stop in and check out the food and try a Guinness on draft
Dave Olsen
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Joined: Oct 12 2008 - 11:48am
They have a great Beef on Weck, and horseradish to go with the Guinness

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