Fire damages Rochefort Trappist beer abbey in Belgium

2 01 2011

A 13th-Century Belgian abbey famous for its brewery has been damaged by fire but the monks escaped unhurt and the vats survived intact.

Rest of the article here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-12092805

This really ought to be the final (and long overdue) nail in the coffin for religious-based temperance movements. Their god clearly wants them to consume beer, or at the very least, delicious Trappist ales.

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