Belgian monks resurrect 220-year-old beer after finding recipe

May 30, 2019

According to The Guardian:

It has taken more than 220 years but an order of monks at Grimbergen Abbey, producers of a fabled medieval beer…have started to brew again after rediscovering the original ingredients and methods in their archives.

 “We had the books with the old recipes, but nobody could read them,” Stautemas said. “It was all in old Latin and old Dutch. So we brought in volunteers. We’ve spent hours leafing through the books and have discovered ingredient lists…”

The new beer is being made in partnership with Carlsberg, which produces the Grimbergen range of beers for sale around the world…

To read the entire article in The Guardian, please click here.


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