Don't know if this is the correct forum or has been posted before, but:http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/27/obituaries/27eames.html?_r=1&oref=slogin
A pretty interesting guy who contributed a great deal to the world of beer. RIP
I actually just picked up his book "The Secret Life Of Beer! Exposed: Legends, Lore & Little Known Facts".
The guy was definatey a character. Rest In Peace Alan!