I think there are more than enough beer drinkers to support both mass-market swill (and, OK, fine, the "decent" ones, too) and creative, high-end products. There can be more than one "beer culture". I don't think the "workers" lose anything because good beers become available to people who want them.
Welcome to the homepage of The Abbey of Saint Sixtus of Westvleteren, Flanders, Belgium.
Our abbey consists of some thirty Cistercian or Trappist monks. They try to lead a quiet and modest life, searching for God.
We are sure that a life of seclusion, prayer, manual labour and ascetism arouses questions. Therefore we want to tell something about our community and our way of life.
We hope that you will have one more question after visiting our web site: the ultimate question, the question of God ...
Fidel Cashflow: "I can't remember if you can even buy it in Belgium, outside going to the brewery."
Stagger Lee: "a long hike up to a remote monastery"
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