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Ampleforth Abbey: How Monks Mix God, Booze and Business

posted on February 5, 2013

The BBC examines the century-long Monk tradition of brewing beer. Some of the breweries of the Bendectine monasteries are successful, international commercial operations. John Clarke, of the Campaign for Real Ale (Camra), said, “While the image of a Trappist brewery is that of small run, hand crafted beers made by monks toiling in the brew house, the reality is often quite different.” 

Read at BBC