Bronze Age “microbrewery” uncovered (by thedrinksbusiness.com)

Posted: November 29, 2012 by wynmaker in Alcohol, Beer, Beer News, Origin, Research, World wine news
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Archaeologists working in western Cyprus with their discovery of a Bronze Age ‘microbrewery’

 

Archaeologists working in western Cyprus have uncovered a Bronze Age “microbrewery”.

 

The team excavated a mud-plaster domed structure, which it says was used as a kiln to dry malt and make beer 3,500 years ago.

The discovery also included “juglets”, which the team thinks would have been used to help created beers of different flavours.

The excavation is taking place at the Early-Middle Bronze Age settlement of… read on

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