Birra Nursia


A group of American monks work to restore an ancient Italian monastery by brewing quality beer.

This article, written by Claudio Lavanga, appears on NBC News.

Birra Nursia Brewed by American Monks in Italy Hits U.S. Shelves

NORCIA, Italy — American monks have been raising money to fix up their centuries-old Italian monastery by brewing their own beer — a European monastic tradition that goes back to the Middle Ages.

The ale produced at the Monastery of Saint Benedict at Norcia has become so successful that it will be available for sale in the United States from next month.

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