VCF Europa & My Appearance at Oxford

From: Mike Ford <>
Date: Fri Apr 21 16:21:58 2000

>> Erm... if you don't want to upset the locals, call it an "ale." ;-)
>> Technically, however, beer is made with hops as a bittering agent, ale is
>> made with spices other than hops, IIRC.
>Technically, yes. Ale goes all the way back to Sumeria, and was composed

Any discussion of beer that doesn't include drinking some, strikes me as a
wasted opportunity. Isn't it about time for the usual springtime attempts
at local get togethers? Perhaps something sophisticated like a kegger at
some surplus joint?
Received on Fri Apr 21 2000 - 16:21:58 BST

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