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05/11/1992 Ancient beer

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The Fascinating History of Alcohol

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The History of Beer

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This 1,100-Year-Old Beer's For You: Recreating Ancient Ales

Archaeologists found chemical traces of beer brewing in at Godin Tepe site in Zagros Mountains, Iran. The traces were five thousand years old. Scientists found them on the remnants of a pottery vessel, which has probably been used for beer storage or fermentation. Godin Tepe used to be a Sumerian trade center.