The good news is, we got fun results.
The sad news for them is that it involved no consumption of beer. After all, the class is from 9:30 to noon.
It is true that when I lived in Plzeň in 1991-92, the workers on the early shift at the Škoda factory would have a beer on their break at 10am, but the canteen only served the reduced-alcohol variety of Plzeňský prazdroj (aka Pilsner Urquell), and the workers were only making electric locomotives and nuclear reactors, so it wasn't that important to have a clear head. Drinking while learning macroeconomics would be far more dangerous.
You have four links in a supply chain:
- A brewery
- A distributor
- A wholesaler
- A bar
There's a series of delays built into the system: