Via Stan Hieronymus – Pierre Celis has died. He brought wit, AKA “Belgian White”, back from the dead in the form of Hoegaarden and the now defunct Celis Brewing in Austin, TX . Thank you Pierre – well done mate.
|No, I wouldn’t even think of trying this myself, but this interesting nonetheless. He is giving up all food and attempting to live solely on beer. Check out this link for the full story.|
"Three hundred or four hundred years ago, a group of Paulaner monks in a Bavarian region had made a stronger beer in a town called Einbeck and they called it bock. The monks started making a stronger beer, a double beer, called doppelbock," Sorensen said. "The story goes the monks would give up eating and literally would drink this ‘liquid bread’ to sustain them through their Lenten fast."