Ragged Clown

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Tag Archives: beer

Nov
19
2009

Welcome home, my long lost friend

For more than 25 years now, I have been convinced that the second best beer in the world is Fuller’s Extra Special Bitter despite all evidence to the contrary. ESB took the title from its little brother – London Pride … Continue reading

Apr
7
2008

If anyone should ever write…

…my life story. They’ll write it at the New Old Lompoc. Same as I did. Possibly the best beer I have ever had in America.

Mar
16
2007

Beer: The Best Beverage in the World

I have been going to the weekly presentations at Xerox Parc on and off for several years. This one – next Thursday – looks like the best one yet. Brewing is the original biotechnology. For 6-8,000 years it has been … Continue reading

Jul
7
2006

It’s really quite black, sir!

I had Spanish for lunch today with Jeff and we went with the paella negre. I was expecting something with a certain tinge of blackness but it turned out to be very black indeed. All afternoon I have had a … Continue reading

May
16
2006

Old Thumper

Lager shandies at 7 years old. Pints of lager by 12. At 16, I became a man and switched to bitter. A little after that I had my first craft brew – Marsden’s Old Thumper – and never looked back. … Continue reading