Sometimes the experience isn’t the experience. Sometimes it’s just an excuse to experience the nostalgia of it.
A good beer is enjoyable in the moment, but it might transport you back to the first time you had it. And that’s the real value.
In the same way a walk outside on a cold night can bring you back, or a family tradition over the holidays reminds you of your youth.
Some things aren’t about what’s happening right here and now, but more about how what’s happening reminds you of something in the past.
We all have fond memories. The tricky question is how you find ways to access them.