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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."


Martyn Cornell -

A gallon a day was the standard Royal Navy allowance at the time, so that sounds right. And those were tuns rather than tons, of course, though a tun of beer would weigh not much short of a short ton (2000lb). Mind, you'd need all that beer to wash down a pound of meat and a pound of biscuit a day …

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