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New Jersey Brewery to Release Pope Francis-Inspired Beer

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    New Jersey Brewery to Release Pope Francis-Inspired Beer
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    A Cape May brewery is releasing a limited edition beer to commemorate Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia in September.

    Cape May Brewing Co. co-owner Ryan Krill says his company is brewing 500 gallons of the pope-inspired beer, which will only be available on draft.

    YOPO, or "You Only Pope Once," is a hoppy pale ale with 5.5 percent alcohol content.

    Sales representative Justin Vitti says the beer pairs well with a nice cut of Argentinean beef — calling to mind the pontiff's home country.

    Krill says the beer will get a laugh from pop culture enthusiasts, but it's also a tasty brew in its own right.

    The beer will be available at the Jersey Shore brewery's tasting room along with watering holes throughout Philadelphia and New Jersey beginning Sept. 21. 

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