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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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Jason Tucker -

This sounds like a beer right up my alley! How are the hops holding up? I see that it was made with 10 different varieties, very cool.

I wish I could find anything from this brewery around where I live (Albany NY). I do see on their website that a distributor from Brooklyn has stocked their beers before, I think it may be time for a call...

wittaker -

Now I wish I kept some around. I was worried about those loose caps. Great beer.

Alan -

Another year later and there are still a few bottles left. A pronounced pffft leads to a clear pour. Still a great beer with a little bit of drying showing in the maltiness now. Incredible complexity at two years from brewing.

Alan -

Another year and a bit on and this is the second last Fred. Elegant. A bit of menthol now in the malt. The aroma is gorgeous.