Beer may have helped the rise of civilization

May beer have helped lead to the rise of civilization? It’s a possibility, some archaeologists say. Signs that people went to great lengths to obtain grains despite the hard work needed to make them edible, plus the knowledge that feasts were important community-building gatherings, support the idea that cereal grains were being turned into beer, said archaeologist Brian Hayden at Simon Fraser University in Canada. Beer is sacred stuff in most traditional societies, said Hayden — via redwolf.newsvine.com

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