Alfred Leslie, a second-generation Abstract Expressionist, collaborated with the photographer Robert Frank on the film Pull My Daisy, which has the raw, grainy quality that goes with the raw ropiness
of the Abstract Expressionist brushstroke.
"Hops," wrote the physician Thomas Short in 1750, "prevent the Viscidity and Lusciousness that Ale would otherwise have after Fermentation; they give a grateful Taste; they fine the Liquor, and hinder the Mustiness, Thickness, and Ropiness
, which would make it nauseous and unwholsome."
Langfil is made with the addition of lactococci strains which are able to produce 'ropiness
Examples include spattering, misting, ribbing, ropiness
, air bubbles, poor wetting/ transfer, and pick-off.
He was reporting on the Highbury humbling, but it's safe to assume that his mood was in no way lightened by further ropiness
at the Reebok.