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Have you read The Unbearable Nonsense of Craft Beer - A Rant in Nine Acts by Alan and Max yet? It's out on Kindle as well as Lulu.

Maureen Ogle said this about the book: "... immensely readable, sometimes slightly surreal rumination on beer in general and craft beer in particular. Funny, witty, but most important: Smart. The beer geeks will likely get all cranky about it, but Alan and Max are the masters of cranky..."

Ron Pattinson said: "I'm in a rather odd situation. Because I appear in the book. A fictional version of me. It's a weird feeling."


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Chris -

..."That is the only downside of all this goodwill. I have to pick a winner." Not to worry Alan, I've taken the liberty and chosen for you:

John Lewington's - "Two Pints of Bitter" on Stonch's site.

No need to thank me,


Alan -

Believe me, I have my eye on that one...not to pre-judge or anything.

Chris -

That photo has everything - amazing light, well composed, draws you in, tells a story (what it is, is up to you...even better) and man don't you just wish you were one of those fine young gentlemen. Oh and the pint in that dimpled mug looks so damn inviting.

Great contest - nice work!


Stonch -

I've just posted to remind people to get their entries in - not long to go now...

Eric Delia -

Has sort of that ominous "Behold..." lighting to it. I'll pretend that was planned and leave it at that.

Not that I don't want to win, of course, but there are some amazing photos to beat in the gallery. "Two Pint of Bitter" is definitely standout, and I liked Paul Marks' shot a lot as well. Really appealing lighting and composition for both.