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NYT: Cult Beer Alters Town, but Not the Monks Who Make It

Discussion in 'Beer News' started by beerme411, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. beerme411

    beerme411 Savant (360) California Sep 28, 2010

    http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/21/w...estvleteren-12-gives-belgian-town-a-lift.html

    Nice story about the abbey and town
     
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  2. Fact of the day:

    De Struise means The Ostrich.
     
  3. Bowdoinbeerboy

    Bowdoinbeerboy Savant (400) Maine Sep 28, 2006

    Great article. Its nice to see a group that is turning down potential for huge profit because it does not jive with what they are really all about. Good for the monks.
     
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  4. Westy was commonly shipped to the US during the 90's. not quite sure where the "only once, last year" part fits in
     
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