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Thursday, April 25, 2013
“No animal ever invented anything as bad as drunkenness – or as good as drink.”– G.K. Chesterton
Tonight, I decided to have a beer. I don't know why; just in the mood.
As I sipped my Guinness Stout, I wondered if that was one of the beers Chesterton drank. Perhaps a scholar out there has studied the particular brands he drank. Perhaps a dedicated Chestertonian might then set a goal of drinking a pint of each brand the great one imbibed. I would be happy to volunteer.
Given GKC's distributist ideas, perhaps he preferred locally brewed beverages. Ales and porters of London and its environs? Hmm.
But perhaps he did sample a Guinness. I'll settle for that now.