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Trappist Beer Is Now Brewed In America

Beer connoisseurs worldwide agree that Trappist beer is among the finest in the world. Trappist beer is brewed by Catholic Cistercian monks also known as Trappists, hence the beer’s name. One may not immediately equate monks with beer brewing, but as it turns out, brewing beer is a big deal among Trappist monks. They even have an International Trappist Association that …

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Trappist Beer Brewed in America for the First Time

Five years ago, St. Joseph’s Abbey in Massachusetts sent two monks on a fact finding mission. They weren’t seeking relics or theological insight. They wanted to know more about beer. For years, St. Joseph’s, a monastery in Spencer, Mass., about an hour west of Boston, has supported its community by producing and selling a line of jams and jellies labelled …

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