I hate boring subjects (was Re: First post!)

Hughes, Bill Bill.Hughes@cox.co.uk
Fri Sep 24 13:24:00 GMT 2004

Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Sep 24 13:32, Hughes, Bill wrote:
>> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>> (1) good ol' Germany, home of the *real* beer.
>> Ahem, shall we say *one* of the homes of real beer?
>> The English and German beer traditions are different but both good
> Isn't England the country where people brew everything which can't
> defend itself with their beer?  Like, say, vanilla, caraway,
> peppermint, mouse blood, ground rat teeth,...
I thought that was Belgium...

> *duck*
> Naah, actually I don't even drink any beer.
> Btw., I saw a TV spot a few days ago, in which they described that
> also in Germany practically everything went into the beer, until
> monks found that hop is the ideal ingredient.
> *And* after the introduction of the purity-order in 1516.
> *And* after this order got enforced by the local ruler.
> In that time, mouse blood was treated like Vi@gr@ today ;-)
> HEY!  That's getting off-topic now.  Let's stop right here!
> Oh, we're on cygwin-talk... well, uhm...

Never mind :-)

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