"Work, prayer, and beer" Topic
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|tkdguy||28 Feb 2014 3:15 p.m. PST|
Looks like the Trappists got it right.
|Parzival||28 Feb 2014 3:44 p.m. PST|
"If but we Christians have our beer,
Nothing's to fear." -- Sir William Ashbless
Quoted in the frontispiece to The Drawing of the Dark by Tim Powers
I'm a teetotaler myself, but it's a great quote.
|goragrad||28 Feb 2014 7:52 p.m. PST|
| x42brown ||01 Mar 2014 3:58 a.m. PST|
Benedictine monks may have it less right link
|Jemima Fawr ||13 Mar 2014 6:55 a.m. PST|
I absolutely love Trappist beer – Chimay, Orval, Rochefort, Westmalle, etc, etc.
Here in Wales we have a Trappist monastery on an island just offshore that was founded by and is still affiliated with the Chimay monastery. Do we get fabulous beer? Do we heck! They make perfume and chocolate! Grrr!
|tkdguy||14 Mar 2014 11:05 p.m. PST|
I'm okay with chocolate. Perfume, I don't need or want.
| Bowman ||23 Mar 2014 2:13 p.m. PST|
Don't forget cheeses, liqueurs,and sparkling wine. (even though the latter is no longer made in a monastery, afaik.
|tkdguy||23 Mar 2014 2:20 p.m. PST|
I wish I lived near a monastery that made cheese and alcoholic beverages.