Each to his or her own for what is maddening about this lockdown.
In no way making light of a global mess. I do offer that my “hoppyness” factor is at a low watermark. As Popeye used to say,
Ten Million Kegs of beer and ale are going down the drain. America’s largest single-day for beer sales (St. Patty’s Day) is a salient factor as drinking in and beer taps were silenced. Those going-stale suds have to be emptied by their “Good BYE” dates and that is a crying shame.
Don’t cry over spilled milk – sure. Yet I get misty over wasted suds!
Then, there was the severe economic impact of March Sadness – with those hundreds of collegiate hoops games shut down.
Then, Baseball’s spring season vanished – when even a light beer woulda been refreshing to this IPA lover.
Yesterday, The Economist reported that OKTOBERFEST – the REAL Munich OKTOBERFEST (in September 🙂 is cancelled for 2020. Which in the dickens is going on?
In protest, I brewed an American Porter yesterday. And, I drank a pint while doing yard work. Yes – there is an upside to lockdown. My lawn and yard are lookin’ good.