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Subject: [OM] Bavarian beer, was A tragedy etc...
From: Chris Barker <imagopus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2002 06:25:33 +0100
Yes, you are spoiled Volkhart!  Beer in Germany is so plentiful in
its varieties and so cheap...

Some friends from Bamberg spent a week with us in the Summer.  They
brought (from other friends in Coburg) a few bottles of Paulaner
Hefe.  No Shlenkerla Rauchbier though ...


At 01:17 +0200 23/10/02, Volkhart Baumgaertner wrote:

So, Schneider is actually very good for industrially (as opposed to
small breweries, where the trade is still much regarded as an art,
such as Hummel) made stuff, especially the Aventinus, but comparing it
to Hummel's brew is like comparing McDonald's fast food to Paul
Bocuse's cuisine (fortunately, the analogy does not extend onto the
price :-) ). As for Tucher, in spite of their well-deserved reputation
of making some of the worst beers in southern Germany, their dark and
their wheat beer are drinkable, I'd say low average, but as to the
rest - better forget it (yuck!).

I am, of course, extremely spoiled. ;-)  If you look at the Bavarian
brewery map, you will find one single area where it is almost

... not one shred of evidence supports the proposition that life is serious ...
~~~~~ ><>
Chris Barker
Gamlingay, England

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