40 Years in Beer, Part Twenty-Two: A placid traditional Danish lunch in Copenhagen, 1989

40 Years in Beer, Part Twenty-Two: A placid traditional Danish lunch in Copenhagen, 1989
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Copenhagen, Denmark (1989).

Previously: 40 Years in Beer, Part Twenty-One: Those legendary working beers with the FDJ in the GDR.

There was a faint glow, and an aura of something flickering amid barely discernible sounds of distant people conversing in an alien language. Apparently a herd of elephants camped somewhere to the rear, occasionally bellowing fair warning.

Flat on my back and shirtless, but providentially still wearing pants, I felt sore all over, like I’d just finished running a marathon or boxing a couple of rounds with Mike Tyson.

It seemed I was marooned in a foreign land, emerging from the haze of a mysterious coma, but in fact the coma was self-induced and the destination purposeful, even if the ...Read more