I have to share this with you. One of the Homebrew Twats I was arguing with about Kölsch came up with a great response:
"In addition, you obviously don’t know who Eric Warner is. Educate yourself."
That is so funny. I need to read an American homebrewing book to learn about German beer.
He was deadly serious. Laugh or despair? I'm still trying to work it out. I may need professional help.
If you're interested (and why should you be? Listening to other people's arguments is as entertaining as watching them eat soup. No, not that much fun. Like watching them have their hair cut. No, worse than that. Like watching them have a Spanish lesson.) , you can see the discussion here:
For a mere 25 euros, I'll create a bespoke recipe for any day of the year you like. As well as the recipe, there's a few hundred words of text describing the beer and its historical context and an image of the original brewing record.
Just click on the "Birthday Recipe" button below.
Guilt button - brewed my recipe commercially? pay me 100 euros. It really is the least you can do.