Archive for November 2nd, 2012

The Economist shows us a vision of the France we could have had:

FRANÇOIS HOLLANDE’S announcement that he intends to raise taxes on beer in France by some 160% could well be yet another repercussion of the French revolution.  Had trappist monks not fled northern France to escape its anticlerical zeal, taking their beermaking expertise with them, the French might have developed a tradition of brewing more akin to winemaking, thus making it equally hard to attack.

Last orders for French brews?

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