Pouring a perfect pint of Guinness is an art form and more importantly it’s a beautiful thing! IrishCentral had the chance to catch up with Mark McGovern, the Executive Ambassador for the Guinness Storehouse, in Dublin, a man who really knows his stuff when it comes to a pint of plain.

Our Guinness expert breaks down the science behind pouring a pint correctly including what glass to use, the angle of the pour and where your elbow should be at all times.

Perhaps you don't know how much is involved in pouring a perfect pint? Watch our video below filmed at the Keg Room, in New York City, and find out the various elements that go into creating the beautiful surge in a settling pint, the delicious creamy domed head and most importantly how to drink a pint correctly.

Watch this video and next time you’re at your local Irish bar maybe you can teach them a thing a two.