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Re: First Trappist Brewery in the U.S.A.
« Reply #30 on: February 16, 2014, 10:38:14 AM »
They do follow the Rule of St Benedict, in fact they are known for their strictness. I didn't know that it was that specific, I just thought there was a general statement to the effect that they should support themselves through the work of their own hands.
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Re: First Trappist Brewery in the U.S.A.
« Reply #31 on: February 16, 2014, 01:25:43 PM »
They do follow the Rule of St Benedict, in fact they are known for their strictness. I didn't know that it was that specific, I just thought there was a general statement to the effect that they should support themselves through the work of their own hands.

Even if I am correct which is by no means certain as my knowledge is based mostly on reading and rereading my wife's thesis I would imagine that part of that price is on the part of the distributer.
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Re: First Trappist Brewery in the U.S.A.
« Reply #32 on: February 17, 2014, 08:31:36 AM »
I also think the distributors have a lot to do with the price point. It's too bad. I don't drink the trappist styles like I used to but the prices don't help. I like the humanitarian efforts supported in part by the beer sales but there are so many beers I would rather drink at that price point.
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