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The Thursday Quote

“This label serves the consumer by guaranteeing the origin of Trappist products according to the following well-defined criteria:

  1. Products which carry this label are produced within the walls of the monastery or in the vicinity of the monastery.
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Taste the silence, drinking the 'World's Best Beer' in Bruges

It’s hard to imagine that the small, sleepy town of Bruges (or Brugge to give it its more appropriate Flemish name) was once a major centre for international trade. 780 more words


The Brewing Monks: A Potential 12th Trappist Brewery Begins the Process in Spain

On March 16th of 2016, a new beer was presented to the Spanish press: Cardeña Tripel. Located just outside Burgos in Northern Spain, Monasterio de San Pedro de Cardeña… 621 more words


Good Old Fashioned Religion Part 1: Chopticks, Beer, and Liturgy

The last few months I’ve been on a huge Chinese-American food kick (you’ll be not so surprised to know it’s different from Chinese food: Check out the documentary “The Search For General Tso” for insight into the interesting history of Chinese-American food).  1,244 more words


Of Friars and Fries - Day 5

To my aunt there is no such thing as moderation among drunks. Men are either teetotalers or perennially hiccuping dipsomaniacs. The best way to make her laugh would probably be to read to her the job description of a brew master. 478 more words


"We Shall Call Them the Soup Months!"

…Chris proclaimed the other day, after I bemoaned the constantly rainy and cold weather which makes me want to curl up in sweats and eat soup. 1,321 more words


The first time we ventured into Café Bizon for a drink with friends, it was so full we couldn’t get inside. This time around, we arrived a little earlier and were able to enjoy a quiet drink while soaking up the unique, intimate atmosphere in this small and inviting music-themed bar in Saint-Géry. 419 more words

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