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When the Trappist foundation was founded in 1997, were there breweries which didn't get the label although they succeeded to the conditions?

The explication to your question is multi-faceted and not so easy to understand if one is neither Roman Catholic nor understanding of the nuances of religious life (Trappist). The Trappists were ...
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Is Budweiser really the most expensive beer to brew?

The answer may be in the question you asked: it’s brewed in enormous quantities If you look at the aggregate cost, it is indeed almost certainly the most expensive beer in the world to brew and ...
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Alcohol-producing Catholic monasteries?

There are some other Cistercian monasteries like the Abbey of New Clairvaux, which has a vineyard and produces wine. Also, Sierra Nevada produces the Ovila beers in cooperation with the abbey. It ...
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Alcohol-producing Catholic monasteries?

Monastic alcohol production goes back a long ways. Probably as old as the Catholic church. In fact, I think that at one time in Europe you had to be part of the church just to produce alcohol. This ...
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Where can I found beer's logos / labels in good image quality?

No, there isn't a central place where you can find high quality beer or wine labels. Sometimes you can find them at the brewery's website or an app like Untappd. But in general nobody has aggregated ...
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Where can I find something similar to White Chocolate Moose (Dixie Brewing Co)?

There are several that you might try. The Bruery White Chocolate This bourbon barrel-aged wheatwine-style ale made a fanciful trip to the chocolatier and returned with luscious flavors of white ...
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Is the country of origin for a beer always the same as the brewers country of origin?

It is not that common, but brewers may open subsidiaries. In 2016, Stone Brewing Co. from US opened a new plant in Germany (I suspect they wanted to expand in the European market). Where would your ...
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Microbrewery in Porto, Portugal? Port, Porter, Porto, Portugal?

Yes, there are craft beer pubs in Porto and microbreweries from Porto! Particularly, Cerveja Letra was born not far from Porto and later opened a beer garden in Porto; Cervejaria do Carmo has around ...
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What are the differences between mead and beer? Where can I try one in the US?

Simplified definition: If you're fermenting grains, it's beer. If you're fermenting fruits, it's wine. If you're fermenting honey, it's mead. It's not really that simple, because there are beers ...
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Local microbreweries and craft beer in Tokyo

Another one is Ryujin Shuzo Brewery or Ginko Kura Brewery, from Gunnma Prefecture, not too far from the capital. Oze no Yukidoke IPA (that I tasted) seems to be their most popular product. I am ...
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Brewed Beer in Pune

Although this is a very late answer I have found a good site that labels 3 good brewery's in Pune The 1st Brewhouse TJ’s Brew Works Flambos
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Craft beers and Microbreweries in Singapore?

I can share a very nice experience at LeVeL33 (website, Instagram), which also claims to be the world's highest urban microbrewery, being located at floor 33 of MBFC Tower 1 in Marina Blvd, Singapore. ...
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Alcohol-producing Catholic monasteries?

Birra Nursia, Italy, from St. Benedict's birth town, made by the Benedictine Monks of Norcia. Their motto is "ut lætificet cor", "that (your) heart may be gladdened".
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Alcohol-producing Catholic monasteries?

Gocce imperiali are produced by some Cistercians Abbeys in Italy. Their ABV is 90%, which is quite high (please note that "pure" alcool is usually sold in bottles with ABV of 95%).
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What does Single Turn, Double Turn and Triple Turn mean in brewing?

As far as I understand a "turn" is a term from Contract Brewing. Though it seems like it's slightly ambiguous term with different meanings depending on context. In this case it refers to a "turn" ...
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What factors cause distinctions between Canadian and American craft beer?

I am not 100% versed in this but I am assuming that Canada needs to import most of their hops. This could make it too expensive to provide a quality product when the ingredients are so expensive to ...
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Where is Archetype microbrewery in Vietnam?

Where is Archetype microbrewery in Vietnam? Archetype microbrewery is a relatively new microbrewery (2019) situated in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam? Archetype No Name Pale Ale Bottle at Biacraft ...
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Is the country of origin for a beer always the same as the brewers country of origin?

It's not common that the country of origin fora beer always the same for brewers country of origin. Exploring and Expanding the business is one the most important objective for every business ...
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Craft beers and Microbreweries in Pittsburgh?

A search on Google Maps gave me these results: Bier's Pub & War Streets Brewery Brew Gentlemen (in Braddock, PA) Dancing Gnome Beer Grist House Craft Brewery Hop Farm Brewing Company Penn Brewery ...
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What is the name of the Scottish Brewery that makes Nanny State beer?

According to Beer Advocate the brewery is BrewDog. Balmacassie Drive Balmacassie Commercial Park Ellon, Scotland, AB41 8BX United Kingdom There also seems to be a BrewDog in Ohio which also makes ...
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Seeking images of Devenish brewery labels

Came across this, am i barking up the right tree?
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Beer recommendations for a noob

If you like Japanese beer and Sapporo in particular, you might also enjoy Asahi. It's what I order when the restaurant is out of Sapporo. Same light style and fine carbonation. However, just so my ...
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Beer recommendations for a noob

Sapporo is a mass market lager. You can try other lagers and pilsners for something similar. Beer snobs are going to look down on something like Sapporo, but it's okay to like what you like. What I ...
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Is the country of origin for a beer always the same as the brewers country of origin?

If you look at the large multinational breweries like Budweiser or Heineken, they always have to list the country the beer was brewed, but not the country that the business originated in. Heineken is ...
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Craft beers and Microbreweries in Melbourne?

Why don't you do the work yourself. Google lists about 15 craft breweries in downtown Melbourne. I would have to say that's probably the most up to date list
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Effects of temperature and time handling on beer 's taste?

Storage temperature absolutely effects the quality of beer. High storage temperatures can produce Dimethyl Sulfide - a cooked corn/vegetable like favour. Also high temperatures can cause the ...
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Seeking online sources where companies offer free labels for their products (beer, wine or other spirits)?

Free, just the label, can be placed over existing label Josh cellars, will give out free labels for their wine that will be shipped to you that can be placed over existing labels that you have ...
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Alcohol-producing Catholic monasteries?

There is a little known Stellina that is produced by the Order of the Sainte Famille in France. Stellina is a herbal liqueur made by the monastic order of the Sainte Famille (Holy Family) in Belley,...
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Broadening my horizons (Ale recommendations in South West UK)

I am pleased to add a pint that I enjoyed particularly: Firefly Bitter is an excellent 3.7% amber ale produced by Hanlons Brewery in the county of Devon. Further, why not to try those of St. Austell ...
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What are the differences between mead and beer? Where can I try one in the US?

Mead is its own thing but often will be called “Honey Wine” but it is never an ale or beer. The process it’s made from is pretty much a wine-making process but there are a few differences leading to ...
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