Still polishing off the Xmas grog (including in this case stuff you buy for guests rather than yourself) and decided it was time to finish off the remaining cooking bitter. What bizarre foam? At one point I took a gulp and the foam and beer separated leaving a space before the foam fell gently back on top of the beer. After a few cans I got a real Mr Whippy effect. Really odd stuff. It was the last of the Boddies widget bitter. Will be sticking to regular carbonated keg beer in future, not sure about this widget foam. A chemical concoction too far. Gave every appearance of being too much like washing up liquid and too little like proper beer foam. Now I’m all for a bit of science, technology and innovation and consider beer to be an industrial product regardless of the scale it is brewed at. I like and value consistency and am more interested in necking a nice drink than discovering new nasty flavours to make me wince and then pretend its brewing artful craft beers and not just piss poor hygiene standards. But I think I can do without this odd foam.
The beer wasn’t that bad. Not much to say about it, a neckable easy going grog that’s piss weak enough to require a skinfull before you feel it. I’d have preferred it without the Mr Whippy effect.