Martyn Cornell illustrates that today when he answers the question, “So what IS the difference between barley wine and old ale?”
This is simply a brilliant bit of research, a classic illustration of looking beyond the obvious, and a superb piece of writing.
The bottom line: He tells us something new.
I realized as I started typing that I don’t think I’ve told you that Cornell’s Amber, Black & Gold — which I called the beer book of the year in 2008 (a more complete review) when it was available only in electronic form — is available Amazon’s U.S. site.
Now I have.