Wed, 25 Sep 2013 18:55:00
And what does any of this have to do with beer? It’s just beer, right? Or is it? Is it an ethos? A way of life? A culture? Is beer even important? Is it essential? A privilege? a luxury? What’s it for? Is it a reward for a job well done? Is it a pharmaceutical? A neutraceutical? A sin? A portal? A measure of creativity, civility, or intelligence? Simple hydration? Sustenance?
Questions. What makes a beer worthy? Is it the way it was brewed and delivered? Is it the sum of the quality of the ingredients? Or is it all contingent on the mood, sophistication and the attitude of it’s consumer? Is it a mixture of romance and science?
Hmmm. For weighty issues like worthiness, it’s important to consult the experts. So I rounded up a blue ribbon panel of fellow frothers and put it to them: assuming that what you do, eat or drink has gotta be worthy (the flip side being yeah I drink sh** beer but don’t give a crap), how do you measure worthiness?
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