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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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Knut -

A buffet is also fine in the non-BBQ months (of which there are a few around here, and, I suspect, over there, too)

Alan -

We have buffets but usually that means mass made phony Chinese food. WOuld you be referring to a smörgåsbord?

Paul Garrard -

A buffet in the UK tends to be stuff like curly sandwiches, sausage rolls, quiche, samosas, crisps etc.

Alan -

Oh - OK. That's not what we do. You have your breakfast buffet and your Chinese-Canadian buffet but that is about it.

Perno -

Holy crap, there's a beer seller by me that has Sierra Nevada Pale Ale 12pks for $11.99 US, I guess it's a pretty good deal! BBQ FTW!

dave -

Or just give away craft beer at any old gathering, food or no food.

(It was kind of weird reading a post from you about a beer and food pairing, since you tend to complain about such things... so it begs the question, what did you do to the real Alan?)

Alan Locked In Shed -


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