Nun who became ‘Chain-saw sister’ after Irma inspires new beer in Florida

Source: Miami-Dade Police Department.

MIAMI (WFLA) – A nun attacking Hurricane Irma debris with a chainsaw inspired a new beer in Florida.

MORE: Chainsaw nun speaks out

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 (Miami-Dade Police Department via AP)

The images of Sister Margaret Ann of Miami in full habit in the south Florida summer sun made the perfect image for quenching your thirst after working in the yard, the brewer at Due South Brewing Company said.

The video raised spirits and a few eyebrows when it went viral and now people are raising glasses full of the nun’s namesake brew.

An off-duty Miami-Dade police officer posted the video of Sister Margaret Ann on social media after the storm. The Miami-Dade Police Department praised her effort, saying: “Thank you Sister and all of our neighbors that are working together to get through this!”

Due South Brewing Company released “Nun with a Chainsaw” pale ale on Friday – in draft and 16-ounce cans. The beer has tropical and piney flavors.

The principal of Archbishop Coleman F. Carroll High School in Miami laughed off the attention, saying her students are enjoying watching her on social media. Some have even asked for her autograph.

She said she didn’t even mind the fact that she had become known worldwide as the “chain saw sister,” but the new moniker did make her laugh.

“If it’s going bring back good memories for people, and we all learn and grow, it’s good,” she said.

CLICK HERE to find the beer in the Tampa Bay area.

MORE TOP STORIES provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s