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Mon Feb 20 13:14:51 GMT 2006
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jonathan Peterson [mailto:JPeterson at bmjgroup.com]
> Sent: 20 February 2006 13:02
> To: London.pm Perl M[ou]ngers
> Subject: Re: Young Whisky
> Also most of the usual Belgian suspects. Nice place, but not cheap.
> Personally I find US microbrews tend to be too bitter and
> dry. I remember
> asking them why they had so many US specialty beers and so
> few British. He
> said it was simply because US breweries were willing to ship
> him a crate
> or two a month, and UK breweries weren't able or interested to handle
> orders that small. Pathetic.
> Does anyone know why UK breweries seem incapable of decent
This is because a cartel of beer wholesalers control the distribution. If you want to collect small orders directly from the brewery, they're usually quite obliging.
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