The only problem with the advice you gave is that, in the States, all beer
is consumed at one or another degree F, not C. Most of us OFs haven't a clue
what a degree C means in the real world, and to have to convert numbers
before sitting down to a beer rather takes some of the fun out of it!
Indeed, when I lived in England, real beer was always consumed in degrees F
there too, so I don't know what these CAMRA people think they know about the
Of course, those were the days when a good pint cost one-and-six, so maybe
the world is passing this OF by altogether!
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Date: Tuesday, May 19, 1998 4:49 AM
Subject: Re: Old Speckle Hen Beer
>12 - 13c is the correct temperature - if you chill it too much you might
>well have a Bud;-) - you will lose all the subtle flavours (flavors) if you
>serve it too cold.
>Why 12 - 13c (cool rather than warm) - well according to CAMRA (Campaign
>Real Ale <http://www.camra.org.uk>) this is pub cellar temperature.
>TC, TD, TF, B-GT-V8
>By the way, I don't need to drink this stuff warm do I? I mean, I'm not
>breaking some internatioanl beer drinking law or anything by putting it in
>the 'fridge, am I? ;>)