Can Beer Save a Salt Lake City Bookstore?

Can Beer Save a Salt Lake City Bookstore?

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As the pandemic has been pushing independent bookstores to the brink of their wits and resources, book shop owners around the world have been coming up with some creative ideas to keep afloat, and one Utah bookstore hopes to keep their book sales flowing by keeping the beer flowing as well. Ken Sanders, owner of Ken Sanders Rare Books, is teaming up with another Salt Lake City independent store, the Fisher Brewery to produce a line of beer based on Edward Abbey’s book, The Monkey Wrench Gang.

Belgium Monks Make Beer History with Recipe from Lost 1700s Book!

Belgium Monks Make Beer History with Recipe from Lost 1700s Book!

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According to The Guardian, Father Karel Stautemas, “in the presence of the town’s mayor and 120 journalists and enthusiasts,” made a startling announcement.   Image Via Cactus Hugs The abbey, which Reuters notes has a phoenix emblem ‘with the Latin motto ‘Ardet nec consumitur’, meaning ‘Burned but not destroyed’,” was burned down in 1798 by French secular revolutionaries. As a result, the 12th century recipe was thought to be lost, but turns out the recipe, along with 300 others books, had been smuggled out and hidden within ancient archives. Thus, Father Karel Stautemas told the awaiting crowd that, after “four years of …

Booze & Books(tr): 7 Delicious Book & Beer Pairings

Booze & Books(tr): 7 Delicious Book & Beer Pairings

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It’s Thirsty Thursday, and Bookstr is bringing you Booze & Books, our newest weekly feature dedicated to drinking games and booze-book pairings. This week, we’ll be changing it up with a booze-book pairing. Our recommendation? Any booze and any book. Since that’s a little too general, we’re going to be paring classic books with soon-to-be-classic beer. So, friends, read up & drink up. By the end of this list, these pages won’t be the only thing turnt. Remember: drink responsibly and read voraciously! 1. Lord of the Flies – Natty Light    Images Via AMazon & Thrillist   Lord of the Flies is …