First "official" Trappist beer brewed in U.S.

Posted by Siobhan O'Neill Meluso
Monday 20, January 2014 | Category:  
 BREWERY director Father Isaac at the Spencer Brewery in Spencer, Mass.; Trappist monks of St. Joseph's Abbey new "Spencer Trappist Ale," the only certified Trappist beer brewed in the U.S.
Spencer Brewery Director Father Isaac Bottles of Spencer Trappist Ale

 

St. Joseph's Abbey, an hour's drive west of  Boston, will now join the world's
eight monasteries that produce "the only beer recognized by the International Trappist Association as authentic Trappist beer" with their Spencer Trappist Ale golden beer.

Read the full article about the "journey from jams to beer started five years ago when St. Joseph's sent two monks on a fact-finding mission to the Belgian Beer Fest in Boston."

Cheers to the St. Joseph's monks and their success with "Trappist Preserves"—and now their "Spencer Trappist Ale" which is approved by their European counterparts! Discover more about Trappist Cistercian communities.


Reprinted with permission from PrepareTheWord.com. ©TrueQuest Communications.

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