Ampleforth Abbey monks brew 300-year-old beer recipe

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Benedictine monks at Ampleforth Abbey in North Yorkshire have been brewing a new beer based on a recipe that dates back to the 17th Century.

The monks have adapted the recipe to create a double fermented beer which contains 7% alcohol.

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