A Little History on Trappist Breweries

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Although Belgium beer is brewed throughout the country the best beer is produced by Monks.  Even though they are forbidden from partaking in the brew themselves they have a wonderful reputation for producing great beer.  These are called Trappist beers. Currently, there are only eight Trappist Monasteries in the world producing these beers with six of them located in Belgium …

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Ever Try Home Brew?

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  Have you ever thought about impressing your friends by serving them a quality brew but could not really afford Trappist beer at about 9 pounds ($12 a bottle)?  Well there might be a lot cheaper way to be equally impressive.   Have you ever considered brewing your own beer?  Like any hobby there is a learning curve so don’t …

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All you need to know about Trappist Westvleteren 12

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For serious beer drinkers indulging in the beverage to get just the right flavors can be a real challenge.  Understanding what a beer might taste like just from the name can be a daunting exercise.  If you are new to beer you may be lost and confused while trying to make a choice. There is regular beer, light beer, ales, …

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Westvleteren 10 favourite by the monks

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Westvleteren 10 brewed by the Saint Sixtus monks in limited production. This brew has been the favourite beer of the monks inside the abbey walls and was kept a secret for a long time. With 8.8% alc it’s a nice sweet triple pale ale beer with flavours of fruit and raisin, has a medium body and high carbonation. Westvleteren 10 can be …

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Ever Hear of Trappist Beer?

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I have to admit I am not a beer drinker.  Never have been and at age 72 probably never will be.  But I thought I knew a little about beer and brewing it.  Then I got this request to write about Trappist beer breweries and got an education.   Right off the top I presumed it would be some of …

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