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Pierre Celis has passed away

I first saw this news over on Jay’s site two days ago, and since then there’s been much more written: Pierre Celis passed away at the age of 86. Celis was the brewer who single-handedly revived the Belgian Witbier style in the 1960s while brewing for Hoegaarden, and went on to found the Celis Brewery and produce the well-known Celis White here in America—from Texas of all places. I don’t have any pithy stories to … Continue reading →