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PSA: We Need More Beer-Themed Emojis

We shouldn't be confined to only sending light colored beers in beer mugs. Guinness wants your help in bringing a #StoutMoji to keyboards around the world.

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Since the dawn of time, humankind has used symbols to convey messages.

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Though our language has rapidly evolved over time, we have relied on a series of trusty symbols as a universal way to communicate with our brothers and sisters worldwide.

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There are now hundreds of symbols universally recognized that we use to express ourselves.

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According to dictionary.com, these symbols are called emojis.

These emojis have been created for multiple platforms and are available to virtually anyone. From grandparents...

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...to infants.

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They can be used to add a touch of humor to things.

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They can also be used to entice a friend or congratulate them.

You can offer them a celebratory 🍺 for a job well done.

BUUUUUUUT...

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...if you want to congratulate or console your friend with, say, a dark beer emoji, you're out of luck.

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No, you are confined to using only these seven symbols.

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Thankfully, it's not like there are that many variations of alcohol in the world...

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...and we're pretty limited when it comes to beer and wine selections...

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...and it's not like the beer emoji is that popular anyways...

If I click my heels three times, will a delicious 🍺show up at my desk? It's 3 A.M. and I'm still working. 🙏🏻🍺

JK. On Twitter alone, the clinking beer mugs have been used 11,247,645 times, and the single beer mug has been used 5,049,532 times.

This is as of 3 a.m., Tuesday, March 15, according to emojitracker. The number is constantly growing.
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This is as of 3 a.m., Tuesday, March 15, according to emojitracker. The number is constantly growing.

If we can have three types of ice cream...

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...and three variations of rice.

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Let us have more beer options.

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*drops mic*

At Guinness, we think all beers should get a fair shot on your keyboard. That's why we're pushing for the #StoutMoji, and we need your help.

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