Martyn Cornell and I agreed on the main reason for exposing inaccuracies in the Oxford Companion to Beer. That it would be assumed to be authoritative and any errors in it would be endlessly repeated. If left uncorrected, they could do untold harm.
And here it is. My first spotting of the OCB being used as a reference. Alright, it's only in wikipedia. But you get my point. It's just the start.
Though there's some irony in it being the Porter article from the OCB that's used as a reference. The OCB article having listed my book "Porter!" in its references.
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