Belgian Trappist monks
who brew one of the world's most coveted beers are turning to online sales to ensure their limited supply goes directly to beer lovers rather than to profiteers.
are known for their beer-brewing skills and for their preference for living in 'contemplative silence', speaking as little as possible.
More than 20 years after their martyrdom, the seven Trappist monks
were beatified Dec.
There will also be Spencer Brewing Trappist Ale, which is brewed by the Trappist monks
Having received help from other Trappist monks
and local brewers, they have now created the first English Trappist Ale, bringing together the traditions of both the continental Trappist brewers and English brewing.
A combination beer journal, history book and travelog, Trappist Beer Travels offers rare access inside monastery walls for a look at the legendary breweries of Trappist monks
. The three American authors travel the globe and learn about each abbey with a reverence informed by the brewery directors and monks themselves.
Founded in 1883 by Belgian Trappist monks
, Westvleteren 12 is considered to be the world's best beer.
He was on a day-trip to the island, and was visiting the chocolate operation run by the Trappist monks
Those who wish to meditate may go here where Trappist monks
supervise schedule contemplative retreats in silence for a few days.
The new show features August Turak, author of Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks
: One CEO's Quest for Meaning and Authenticity, sharing time-tested business practices.
4 BEERS range from spontaneously fermenting lambrics to beer brewed by Trappist monks