Rome Shot 272 (bonus)

Photo by The Great Roman™

What you see here are small format bottles of the delicious beer brewed by the traditional Benedictine monks of Norcia, Italy.  There are two kinds, dark and blond, both extravagantly good, especially with cheeses and savories.

You can join their Beer Club and get their beer in these USA!   They send out the larger format bottles here, wine bottle size.

Yesterday was Buy A Priest A Beer Day.  How about today making it, Join The Monk’s Beer Club Day?

Coming soon… wine from French Benedictines!

Bonus points: Can anyone name at least two of the cheeses?   Two.  You will never get the third, but I’ll tell… eventually.


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  1. Zephyrinus says:

    Dear Fr. Z.

    How goes the Hungarian learning thingy (language and cooking, etc) ?

    Hungarian wines are well worth considering. Have you tried them ?

    Of course, Hungarian food is wonderfully complemented by Beers from Nursia, brewed by The Benedictine Monks (see, above).

    May your new chapter in life continue to benefit you in all ways.

    in Domino


  2. No guesses at the cheese?

    Hungarian food: I haven’t made anything Magyar grub since the Gulyas. Wines: I am vaguely familiar. Not a big selection here.

    BEER… this would be good with both of the things I’ve made.

  3. excalibur says:

    One cheese appears to be an Emmentaler.

  4. Venerator Sti Lot says:

    With the thought of drink and food from the same place being worth trying together, I searched for Nursian cheeses – but so far, only found Dorothy Cummings McLean’s reference to her visit in 2016 and “Gourmet shops [… ] offering citizens and tourists […] truffle-studded cheeses” – perhaps truffles might lurk in the cheese on the right, since we can see mostly rind. The article I found on the 100 most popular cheeses in Italy brought home to me how little I know of Italian cheeses – but no Nursian references turned up and none of the photos of soft cheeses looked convincingly like the one on the right, nor of hard cheeses like the one in the middle – alas!

  5. teomatteo says:

    Cheese id? Noooooo idea. But your essay at 1P5 was again very nutritious! Spiritually that is.

  6. Zephyrinus says:

    Dear Reverend Fr. Z.

    May I suggest Cheddar Cheese ???

  7. excalibur says:

    Another guess, Pecorino di Norcia, or perhaps a Cacio Fiore.

  8. Taleggio
    … and…
    Puzzone di Moena

  9. excalibur says:

    I got one.

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