Pope Benedict XVI gives thumbs up to beer
Thanks to the pope, a German brewery is enjoying new success thanks to his “endorsement.”
A Stuttgart brewery had been struggling to sell its wheat beer, until pictures showed then -Cardinal Ratzinger enjoying the brew every once in a while.
So when the new pope was elected, white smoke not only emerged from the Sistine Chapel, but from the brewery’s chimney as well.
This past weekend, the brewery sent a beer truck to Rome delivering 185 gallons of beer to the pope.
Thursday, May 12, 2005
Benedict XVI and Beer
I knew there was some deeper reason why I liked him:
Posted by W. at 11:55 PM