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  TRAPPIST PRESERVES Jams Jellies Marmalades and Conserves ALL NATURAL
PRESERVES and Tasty Compliments of the Trappist Monks of Saint Joseph's Abbey.
TRAPPIST PRESERVES are made and packed in New England by the Trappist monks of Saint Joseph's Abbey, located in Spencer, Massachusetts, as a part of a long tradition of excellence and hospitality.
Yankee Grocery Country Store is proud to present the Trappist Monks of Saint Joseph's Abbey, makers of the ALL NATURAL and delicious, worldwide award winning TRAPPIST PRESERVES conserves, jams, fruit and wine jellies, and marmalades in many tasty and delicious flavors.
www.yankeegrocery.com /trappist_preserves.html   (1670 words)

  Trappist Beer - The Select Seven - Beer and Brewing
Trappist beers must be brewed within the walls of a Trappist abbey, by or under the control of Trappist monks; the brewery and choices of brewing must depend on the monastic community; and their economic purpose must be directed toward charitable assistance, and not for profit.
These Trappist beers speak of complexity, blending malts from Belgium, Germany and France, in conjunction with brewing water that is high in mineral spirits for a uniquely-defined style of beer.
Known as the most beautiful of the Trappist breweries, the beers produced at Rochefort are all dark, and known by the concentration of their corresponding worts of 6, 8 or 10.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art39251.asp   (2340 words)

 The On-Line Guide to Belgian Beer - Beer Styles
The term "trappist" fell into use in the years between WWI and WWII, popularized by Chimay (1850).
These beers cannot be called "Trappist", but usually derive their name from a shrine or a church or some other religious icon.
The reason, as stated in an article the was published in England in the later 90's, was that the unflattering depiction of monks on labels was hurting monastic recruitment.
www.belgianstyle.com /mmguide/style/abbey.html   (827 words)

  The Beerglass House: Trappist beers
The kind of trappist that is brewed is somewhat differend from the "classic" ones we have known sofar, but nonetheless it has been accepted as one.
A genuine trappist is identified by the mark (left) on its lable.
Nowadays, most trappists have their own website, where besides information about the brewery also information about linving in the convent can be found.
www.bierglazenhuis.com /En/Info/Trappist/Trappistenbieren_En.html   (324 words)

 Trappist Caskets: high-quality wooden caskets and urns from the monks at New Melleray
Trappist Caskets: high-quality wooden caskets and urns from the monks at New Melleray
Trappist monks strive to "prefer nothing to Christ." In devoting their lives to a search for God, they follow a lifestyle marked by simplicity and prayer, as well as a concern for the environment.
That is why Trappists do not try to hide what happens to the body at death or interfere with the natural process of returning it to the earth.
www.trappistcaskets.com /dying/simplicity.html   (336 words)

 Trappist Monastery Visit (December 1999)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Once we arrived at the Trappist pier, we immediately started up the steep hill to the monastery because the mass was scheduled to start in just twenty minutes.
The monks had sent a van and driver down to the pier to meet the ferry, and the older members of the group and the younger children were able to ride to the top.
The mass itself was a mixture of Cantonese and Mandarin because the older Trappist priests and brothers (Mandarin speakers) fled from their original foundation in China when the Communists took over, but have now been joined by local, Cantonese-speaking members.
www.parish-without-borders.net /cditt/deaf/trappist.htm   (602 words)

 Winemaking: Bless You, Trappist Abbey!
The Trappist Abbey, secluded on the backside of the Dundee Hills, with signs pointing eternal and temporal activities.
When we have to go to the warehouse to find a case of wine for you, many people are surprised to learn we head to a sprawling Trappist Monastery hidden in the woods on the backside of the Dundee Hills.
The Trappist Monks of Guadalupe has had its abbey on 1,500 acres just outside of Layafette southwest of Newberg for 48 years, since the Order moved from Mexico.
www.chehalemwines.com /newsletter_archives/wine_winemaking/bless_you_trappist_abbey.html   (327 words)

 From Trappist Monks, Heavenly Brew - New York Times
Though they adhere to traditional styles, Trappist breweries today are largely modern affairs, where the workers are often professionals hired by the abbeys.
They can all be wonderfully fragrant, with aromas of spices, flowers and fruit, and they are always strong, ranging in alcohol from about 7 percent to 12 percent, as opposed to the 5 percent of a typical lager.
Only six breweries in the world, all affiliated with Trappist monasteries in Belgium, are permitted to use the hexagonal seal designating each bottle an "Authentic Trappist Product," and one of those six, the abbey of St. Sixtus at Westvleteren, sells its beer only at its monastery.
www.merchantduvin.com /pages/1_about/trappist_beers_nyt_9_21_05.htm   (1375 words)

 Trappist beer Information
A Trappist beer is a beer brewed by or under control of Trappist monks.
Of the world's 171 Trappist monasteries (as of April 2005), seven produce beer (six in Belgium and one in The Netherlands).
Among these monastic breweries, the Trappists were certainly the most active brewers: there were at least six Trappist breweries in France, six in Belgium, two in the Netherlands, one in Germany, one in Austria, and possibly other countries.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Trappist_beer   (505 words)

 bierebel.com >> Informations about belgian beers
Moreover, the beers Trappists beneficent of a legal protection and carry the inscription "authentic trappist product" which guarantees the authenticity of the product.
The principle of the Trappists beers is that the beers are manufactured in the community of the abbey.
The Trappists beers generally have a strong alcoholic strength (of 6 to 12°), blond or brown, have second fermentation in bottles, with the taste slightly burned bitterness.
www.bierebel.com /en/index.php?page=trappiste   (172 words)

 Celebrator Beer News : Apr/May 2005 : International : Trappist Westvleteren (Chuck Cook)
Trappist monks first came from the Catsberg monastery in nearby France to inhabit the site in 1831.
The abbey was never occupied by the Germans in WWI as all the other Belgian Trappist abbeys with breweries were, and over 400,000 allied soldiers lived and were cared for in the area during that time, at the abbey hospital and grounds.
Westvleteren is the only Trappist abbey where beer is still brewed solely by monks.Westvleteren and Westmalle have cooperated closely in the past and continue to do so.
celebrator.com /archives/0504/0504inter-westvleteren.html   (2335 words)

 Trappist Beers - Hey, Beer Man - Atlantic Highlands Herald - New Jersey
Trappist beer is brewed by Trappist monks, specifically members of the Cistercian Order.
Trappist is also a licensed term, and currently only six breweries in the world may legally produce Trappist beers.
As you explore the Trappist Ales you should be aware of some differences between them and the more common beer styles: They tend to have prices that one would expect to see in the wine aisles.
www.ahherald.com /beer/2005/bm050519_trappist_beers.htm   (1271 words)

 Paste Magazine :: Department :: Taste: Beatific Beer :: The secrets of the Belgian Trappist Tour (Page 1)
Like all its Trappist brethren, Chimay was built on some of the most breathtakingly beautiful acreage in Belgium, nudging up against France’s northeastern border, near Champagne.
But with the notable exception of Rochefort, every Trappist boasts its own showpiece café, usually located just across or down the road from the monastery, and most pour ales which are otherwise extremely rare, sometimes even exclusive to the café.
Enjoying as decadent a flavor experience as a beer sundae paired with one of the world’s greatest ales in the shadows of an abstemious abbey may not actually be sinful in the Biblical sense, but it sure feels like indulgence taken to an extreme.
www.pastemagazine.com /action/article?article_id=2292   (906 words)

The beer is brewed within the walls of a Trappist abbey, by the monks themselves or under their supervision.
Trappist breweries strictly observe all standards in the areas of safety, health and consumer information.
And the style of communication and advertising is one of honesty, austerity and the modesty appropriate to the religious environment in which the beers are brewed.
www.trappistwestmalle.be /en/page/echtetrappist.aspx   (228 words)

 What is Trappist beer? | Answerbag.com
Trappist beer is brewed by Trappist monks, members of the Cistercian order.
Trappist is a licensed term, and currently only six breweries in the world may legally produce Trappist beers.
Under the current agreement a Trappist beer must be brewed within the grounds of a Cistercian abbey of the Trappist order.
www.answerbag.com /q_view/4051   (656 words)

 Trappist Abbey Our Lady Of Guadalupe Old Style Monastery Cakes
Our Lady of Guadalupe Abbey is a monastery of Cistercian (Trappist) monks who are devoted to a life of contempation in a cloistered atmosphere.
When the French Revolution suppressed all the religioous houses in the year 1790, the monks of La Trappe took refuge as a Community in Switzerland, and after many hardships and wanderings eventually returned to France in 1815 to refound the Abbey and the Congregation of La Trappe.
This Congregation flourished and the houses of Trappists were founded in Europe, the United States and elsewhere, so that at present there are some 100 houses of men and 60 of women throughout the world.
www.christmas-treasures.com /GourmetCandy/TrappistAbbey.htm   (358 words)

 Bavaria Beer   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Koningshoeven Trappist ale ‘Quadrupel’ is the strongest of the quartet at 10% proof.
The Trappist fathers are themselves no longer employed in the brewery, but they do keep a close eye on the brewing process and are the owners of the trademark Koningshoeven Trappist ale.
The abbey was founded in 1881 by an order of Trappists fleeing France and was built on a patch of heath land containing a few small farmsteads and a sheepfold.
www.bavariahollandbeer.us /koningshoeven.html   (722 words)

 Shelton Brothers: Achel Trappist Extra
Huge, copper-colored, bottle-conditioned ale, still hot off the presses, Achel Trappist Extra is the latest from the tiny brewery at the St. Benedictus Abbey at Achel, in the Northeast of Belgium.
At this year's World Beer Championships in Chicago, the Extra was easily the best of the many Trappist beers tasted, scoring 97 points and an "Exceptional" rating.
Achel is by far the smallest of Belgium's six Trappist monasteries, and one of only two in which the monks themselves still take a hand in the daily operation of the brewery.
www.sheltonbrothers.com /beers/beerProfile.asp?BeerID=35   (141 words)

 MdV beer e-news, 10-11-05: Trappist Ales
“Trappist” is not a style – all Trappist beers are ales, and they tend to be strong, but they range in color from the bright gold of Westmalle Tripel to the deep brown of Rochefort.
As applied to beer, the term “Trappist” is a very specific “appellation,” or indicator of origin: Trappist beer is beer made in a Trappist monastery.
Beginning around 45 years ago, the Trappist abbeys that brew and sell beer began to enforce standards for manufacturing and labeling Trappist beer.
www.merchantduvin.com /pages/1_about/enews_archive/e_news_Oct_11_05_Trappist_ales.htm   (806 words)

 Neo-Trappist Manifesto
The Belgian Trappist monks of the Middle Ages used beer as a form of sustenance during the period of Lent, a time of fasting during the day.
There were many other aspects of the Trappist sect, one of the most severe orders of monks, including at various times vows of poverty and silence.
From stouts that improve with age and cellaring, to brews featuring exotic ingredients, such as wheat beers and cherry beers, to beers made by using special techniques, such as bottle-conditioning, there is a lager or ale to suit every taste.
home.iprimus.com.au /jdgriffin/rants/NeoTrappist.html   (967 words)

 Monastery of the Holy Spirit
The Monastery of the Holy Spirit is a Roman Catholic monastery belonging to the world-wide Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance (O.C.S.O.) – more commonly known as Trappists.
We are currently a community of 48 monks spanning several generations, who live, work and pray at the Abbey.
We were founded from the Abbey of Gethsemani, Trappist, KY in the spring of 1944.
www.trappist.net   (392 words)

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