Though the question of what craft beer actually is has now been answered, you might not be aware that the equally vexing question of whether you are worthy enough to drink it remains. Like me you may have though that you qualified by a simple willingness to hand over your money and pour the beer down your throat, but if you did you were sadly mistaken.
I've only just become aware of this, but I really should have realised it earlier. Modestly talking of their own beers craft brewers Stone, and by an amazing coincidence Brewdog, have put it clearly:
"It is quite doubtful that you have the taste or sophistication to be able to appreciate an ale of this quality and depth."
Now thanks to a post on the Total Ales blog I know that by answering a simple question you can learn if are one of the sophisticated craft beer elite and worthy enough to drink the nectar of the gods, or just a low life bottom feeder that deserves nothing more than boring brown bitter that oxidises instantaneously the moment it’s tapped.
The ultimate question of life, the universe and craft beer that must be answered is:
Do you know who John fucking Kimmich is?
I’ve put up a handy poll on the blog so you can register your answer, don’t forget to close the door on the way out if you answer no.