The term “craft” conjures up images of my granny’s crochet club.
Big breweries can make great beer – Castle Milk Stout for one.
Real ale is often oxidised.
Using “real ale” or “craft beer” to mean “good beer” is sloppy.
Judge the beer in the glass – not how it got there.
On the 22nd April 2011, this follow-up comment appeared:
yea i agree with you antony, it should be how it tastes not how it was made the end result is what count.
I didn’t think much about this rather vacuous comment, until I noticed the name of the commenter: a certain “electric kettle”, whose user ID links to an electric kettle review site. It’s spam, in other words – spam that’s not only good enough to get through WordPress’s filters but good enough to fool a human, viz. me.
On the 19th of April 2011, Skynet became self-aware; it launched its attack on the human race two days later.
(Happy Easter, btw, and apologies for the long silence. Normal posting will be resumed as soon as possible.)