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On Jean-Claude Van Damme's birthday, a Boca Raton brewery plans to pour on the cheese

On Jean-Claude Van Damme's birthday, a Boca Raton brewery plans to pour on the cheese

On Oct. 18, Barrel of Monks Brewing in Boca Raton will raise a Belgian ale to the “Muscles From Brussels”: cheesy action star Jean-Claude Van Damme.

To salute the roundhouse-kicking actor’s 57th birthday on Wednesday, Oct. 18, Barrel of Monks will host Van Damme Day, a beer-fueled appreciation of Belgium’s most muscular export.

But what’s a fitting toast for the martial artist and onetime bodybuilder who karate-kicked his way through “Bloodsport”? Who paired up with Dennis Rodman in the gloriously bad “Double Team”? Who knocked out Dolph Lundgren in the cringeworthy “Universal Soldier” and still made time for a cameo in “Kung Fu Panda 2”? Remember Van Damme’s epic 2013...

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