American beers lose subtlty and class in favour of extremness, why would you want to go there? there are already crass US beers, would crass UK beers make things better?Stan Hieronymus, US beer writer, responds.
Absolutely, that lack of connection leaves many such breweries with a slightly soulless range where every beer is totally different and equally out of context.
[Update: Whoops, apparently the quote's from a Kiwi. What's he talking about, then?!]