You get no taste from any lager? Thats amazing to me. There are so many REALLY flavorful lagers out there. So you get nothing from Bocks? Dopplebocks? Marzens? Dunkels? Crazy hopped Pilsners like Jever? Nothing??
As for the guy in the article, I think some of his approach was purposefully tongue in cheek but on the other hand the way he describes it it sounds like he may have an allergy to hops.
On the chest of a barmaid in Sale
Were tattooed the prices of ale
And on her behind
For the sake of the blind
Was the same information in Braille