Good honest labelling on a bloody beautiful beer: an ale for Christmas from Goodieson
Micro-sudsters lack lingo skills:
craftisans all nomencluttered up
Go get a fair dinkum wordsmith!
by PHILIP WHITE
Bacchus only knows how many so-called 'craft' breweries Australia now has. There seems to be a new one each week.
Not a drop spilt: Wilma McLean does the traditional Barossa Tops mettwurst tango on the occasion of her birthday in 2009 ... in response to the advent of the Barossa Young Artisan winemakers' movement, Big Bob McLean (right), with Peter Scholz of the Willows, and Charlie Melton, responded with the Old Fartisans appellation ... photo: Milton Wordley
"Whitey, I'm froffing over already," he gurgled in delight. We did not discuss the boat races.
After about fifteen years, through takeover of the best and other incidentals like, er hopeless and inconsistent brewing leading to most of the first wave of little indies going broke, that boom dried pretty much right out.
These beers really rock. And Dan Wright runs his Swell Brewing Company in conjunction with Oliver's Taranga.
One may remove some of the bitterness from the end of a line with a monkey's fist. This one, with an eye-splice, was tied by London yacht's chandler Arthur Beale
If a sailor must run the line out to its bitter end, that sailor, and the vessel, is in dire trouble, leaving me wondering how many of those brewers bothered to check the origins of the term in a marine dictionary, or indeed, the Oxford, in the first place.
But Mr Bass hadn't copied that Coke script. Ten years later, the USA accountant Frank Mason Robinson came up with the actual Coca-Cola logo, claiming it matched the popular hand-written script of the day. It certainly matched the Bass script.