hist-brewing: Real Ale -- OT, OOP

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Wed Sep 29 06:16:09 PDT 1999

In a message dated 09/29/1999 3:18:41 AM EST, kirsty.pollock at mpuk.com writes:
<< Yes, but why?? It's [Bass] bloody horrible...  >>

    De gustibus non disputandum est.  
    (There is no disputing that Gus is in the East.)  :;-)

    "You may talk of gin and beer, 
     When you're quartered safe out here,
     And you're sent to penny fights and Aldershot it ...."    -- Kipling

    Maybe you can get better in Ould Blighty, but out here in the Colonies....
Remember, to be widely available in the States, a British beer has to be 
available in bottles, and high enough in alcohol to ship well.  Most of them 
aren't ENOUGH better than American craft beers to justify the import price.

    I was weaned (away from American beers) on Bass and Guinness, and
still drink Bass occasionally.

    Ann gairdeachas agus obair,   Scotti


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