I’ve always been fascinated with beer. It’s a mystical substance. Where does it come from? How does it get that captivating colour? That invigorating smell? Does some remote purveyor of ancient skills concoct spells and chants to bring it into being? The mystery seems just too deep, and probably better left in the hands of the gods.
I remember when I was back in high school, an English teacher of mine wrote in my yearbook “don’t hide your creativity under a beer case”. That statement has been stuck in my brain ever since. Problem was, I was looking at it from the wrong perspective. Rather than hiding my creativity under a beer case, as might have been the case at the time, why not hide it in the beer case?
All these years later, I finally understand. I need to unlock the secrets and brew my own…