• How the All-Beer Lent Diet Became a ‘Thing'

    1 month ago - By Vine Pair

    Many beer fans know that the doppelbock beer style got its start among early Christian monks, who used strong beers as liquid sustenance during Lent, the 46-day period of fasting and prayer that leads up to Easter Sunday. But some need their knowledge about drinks to be more personal than the rest of us.
    As winter fades into spring, it's once again time for Lent - as well as for stories about people who are trying to replicate the all-beer diet of medieval monks in the modern era.
    “I did it because I was genuinely curious about the origin story of doppelbock,” explains J. Wilson, who...
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