Pope Francis is coming to the Philadelphia in September. A New Jersey brewery is releasing a beer inspired by his visit. More from The Philly Voice here: New Jersey Company to Release Pope Inspired Beer: ‘You Only Pope Once’
The “best beer in the world,” according to some, is made by Trappist monks at St. Sixtus’ Abbey in Belgium. Listen to the story of how this rare beer was briefly available in the US on NPR: A Sign From Above? Needing New Roof Monks Sell Rare Beer in the U.S.
Have a beer today in honor of St. Brigid of Ireland, who is credited with writing this poem, “I would like a great lake of beer for the King of Kings.” Read it in its entirety after the jump: