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Through the Lens of History XVI: Beer and Brewing throughout the Ages

13 November, 2010

Through the Lens of History: Using History for Better Gaming
Vision XVI: Beer and Brewing throughout the Ages

Beer and Bread.”
-Ancient Egyptian Greeting

The brewing of alcoholic drinks is one of humanity’s oldest crafts. It paralleled the development of civilization and may have contributed to the gathering of nomadic peoples into larger, more permanent groups – the first villages. The beer-brewing process is a relatively simple one, possibly discovered by accident when cereals underwent spontaneous fermentation, and this simplicity has granted the drink an enduring popularity.
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