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Trappist beer a rare commodity
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Westvleteren 12 is a highly sought after beer made by Belgian monks at the Abbey of St. Sixtus of Wesvletern, Flanders, Belgium. The beer, touted as “the best in the world” and “the craft-brew-to-end all-craft brews” is said to have a sugary- sweet flavor comparable to a “Bon-Bon” or a “boozy fruit cake.” Now, if you’re anything like me, you perked up at the mention of beer; but beer made by Belgium monks?