Haven't they seen Robin Hood?
I bet the French wouldn't be doing this if the Trappists unleashed their shaolin caged tiger closed fist fighting style. What, you thought they just made beer and bread and cheese and gardened? Granted, who goes to France to drink beer? With a couple notable exceptions, it's a place better suited in climate, client, and culture to that other sinfully delicious fermented beverage. Don't say boycott just yet!