Buy your priest a beer day!

Kristen Wheeler 1 comment

  In honor of today, September 9th, “Buy your priest a beer day,” I present to you the story of a thirsty nun who had an affection for beer, as any good Irishman does.  The story goes that Brigid worked in a leper colony in a time when beer was the drink of choice. Water sources were often polluted and unsafe for consumption, resulting in sickness and even death. But alcohol provided a nearly sterile solution to the hydration problem. And because beer is ripe with grains, it also served much needed nourishment. Brigid found that the precious fermented was...

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