When I was going through pros and cons of the PBR experiment exactly one year ago, one of the things I thought I would surely miss was all the free adult beverages that would come at the corporate happy hours. However, something quite unbelievable has happened this past Friday. It was not the fact that everyone at the firm had an effective day off, nor it was the fact that the guest speaker that the management has been so secretive about was not so humble Olympic speed skater Apolo Anton Ohno.
I am finally back from the beer holiday just in time for the final stretch of the PBR experiment. And what a journey has it been. The first break from the PBR happened in Stockholm right after we accidentally missed our boat to Helsinki. The beer can looked the following and tasted nothing like Pabst. The best way I’d describe it is it tasted like a solid European lager. To be accurate, the trip was not a drinking adventure of any kind even though, it did turn into a few headaches on the morning after.
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