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Nuns & Beer

Season 4, Ep. 9

It’s St Brigid’s Day in Ireland and we’ve covered her before (S1E14) -but this week we thought we’d give a nod to the other monastic women in brewing, by honouring the nuns that brewed like (and with!) monks. Particularly, we focus on Hildegard of Bingen, a 12th century German Abbess who is responsible for many things, including the first (surviving) written history of the use of hops in beer. She sits alongside St Brigid (albeit unofficially) as the patron saint of beer!

Also, listen to what Christina and Lisa have been up to. Books! Blogs! All the things!


What we’re drinking:

  • Rascals - Cold IPA
  • Lucky Saint NA Unfiltered Lager


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