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German craft brewer's opinions on Franconian beer scene
|Posted by barry on 2018-05-15 09:33:05|
|Hold it right there! Whose post was sanctimonius? Hope it wasn't mine, I just tried to give my honest opinion!|
I compared the Orca chap with some of the brewers of beer that I had over the last few days because it seemed to me that they have traits in common - very new, maybe experimental. I've embraced a lot of different beers since I ventured out of my comfort zone into Franken, the Oberpfalz and now Prague. All these places brew completely differently to my old-fashioned English taste. It took me some time to get used to them but, when I've had a good, well-made beer, I've said it.
One of the things that I think we like about Franken is the tradition but it's not just tradition for its own sake, it's because, by and large, the brewers have perfected their craft over a long period. Ok, some of them have started trying out new things but they still brew the old, successful stuff, as well.
I appreciate that many of my beer friends (like those of last weekend) are of a different generation and often want to try something new but the Green Duck, for example, had nothing but 'new generation' beers, none of which I liked or even thought were that good (it didn't stop me enjoying the time with friends, though).
Sanctimonious means 'holier than thou' - I hate to think that I adopt that attituide, I just know what I like - sorry!
P.s. And I did end by saying that it's all in IMHO!
|German craft brewer's opinions on Franconian beer scene by Mark Andersen on 2018-05-16 01:20:59|
|German craft brewer's opinions on Franconian beer scene by barry on 2018-05-16 03:20:01|