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A Lenten beer conversation with a fulltime monk

A couple of years ago, I did a little research into the Lenten practice of monks of the 17th Century. Thirsty as I am, I focused on the origin story of the doppelbock style of beer. Legend has it that monks from Munich developed the beer for more nutrition during their liquid-only fasts during Lent. Was that even possible? Yes. I learned that it was.

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