Tag Archives: Beer

Be God propitious to this drinker

I was doing a little reading when I came across the story of St. Columbanus, and he is awesome. Allow me to just list some of cool miracles. Miracles: He destroyed a vat of beer being prepared for a pagan festival by breathing on it. To obtain food for a sick brother monk, he cured the wife of the donor. Once when […]

Catholic Brew

Beer holds a venerable place in our Catholic history, with some of the greatest breweries in the world being founded and run by Catholic monks. —Catholic Beer Review The name catholicbeer means “universal beer,” and also is a fun homage to the ones to whom all beer drinkers are indebted, the Catholic monastic Orders who […]

To Punch a Heretic

Since the feast of St. Nicholas is this Friday on the 6th of December 2013, I believe that it would be simply great to talk about his life and how he became the legend of Santa Claus. But first, to kick it off let us list a couple of great ways to celebrate this Saint’s […]

Beer Bottles into Glasses

Interested in an experiment? Here is one for you. It is a process that can be used to transform your old glass bottles into glasses that can be used for other such liquids. The process is simple, so take a look down below. After reading and making, if you’re worried about cutting your lips up then […]

Three Legends about the Patron Saint of Brewers

The Legends of Saint Arnold From man’s sweat and God’s love, beer came into the world. Saint Arnold of Metz, The Patron Saint of Brewers There are three legends associated with Saint Arnold: The Legend of the Ring During his life, Metz (Austria) was haunted with many wars. Arnold was tormented by this violence that […]

Justus Hildebrand Schwarzbier (Black Beer)

Today after a long day, I thought I would kick off October with a Dark Lager.  I walked across the street to the local market and picked up a Justus Hildebrand Schwarzbier Dark Lager.  Schwarzbier, literally meaning Black beer in German, is (well) black in color and is made with dark malts which are usually dry […]