From the HBD Archive
From: Chris Shenton <>
Subject: Trappist monk ales
Date: 1990-03-14 16:46:20 GMT

cohen writes:
> I am interested in brewing an ale in the style of trappiste, and am
> having a great deal of difficulty locating any information about it.

I found a good-sounding recipe in Dave Line's ``Brewing Beers Like Those
You Buy''. Haven't made it, however; says -- naturally -- it should age for
quite some time.

> the second problem is getting a yeast that is appropriate for this
> type of brew.

He uses cultured Chimay yeast I think.

> I have found everything I could ever
> want to know about Belgian altbiers and lambic ales

Would you care to post some of it?

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