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American Beer Fans, Praise The Heavens: A Trappist Brewery In U.S.

American Beer Fans, Praise The Heavens: A Trappist Brewery In U.S.

| January 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Trappist monks are known for producing some of the world’s finest beers. But until recently, all of them were brewed in Europe. Next week, Spencer Trappist Ale, made by the monks of St. Joseph’s Abbey in Massachusetts, hits retail shelves.

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A Sign From Above? Needing New Roof, Monks Sell Rare Beer In U.S.

A Sign From Above? Needing New Roof, Monks Sell Rare Beer In U.S.

| December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Westvleteren 12, a Belgian beer often called the best in the world, officially hits U.S. store shelves for the first time Wednesday. But fans of the beer may want to act quickly: The Trappist monks who brew it are only selling enough overseas to raise money to pay for a new roof and other renovations.

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