One of the great things about being Catholic is that the Church has quite literally thought of everything at some point or another. Some inventive clerics even thought to include a beer blessing in the Rituale Romanum, and some parishes sometimes have an annual wine blessing. The creation is good. Beer is good. Let us rejoice and be glad in it.

V. Our help is in the name of the Lord.
R. Who made heaven and earth.
V. The Lord be with you.
R. And with thy spirit.

Let us pray.

Bless, + O Lord, this creature beer, which thou hast deigned to produce from the fat of grain: that it may be a salutary remedy to the human race, and grant through the invocation of thy holy name; that, whoever shall drink it, may gain health in body and peace in soul. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.

In Latin:

V. Adjutorium nostrum in nomine Domini.
R. Qui fecit Caelum et terram.

V. Dominus vobiscum.
R. Et cum Spiritu tuo.

Oremus.

Bene+dic, Domine, creaturam istam cerevisae, quam ex adipe frumenti producere dignatus es: ut sit remedium salutare humano generi: et praesta per invocationem nominis tui sancti, ut, quicumque ex ea biberint, sanitatem corporis, et animae tutelam percipiant. Per Christum Dominum nostrum. Amen

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