Beer is paleo

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    Beer is paleo


    I've always believed based on my reading that alcohol was discovered and "brewed" prior to the agricultural revolution. Of course, it was probably only 3-4% alcohol.

    This study supports that, but more importantly, suggests that grains may have actually been first cultivated not to serve as a major food source, but instead for fermentation purposes.

    Happy St. Paddy's Day:

    Brewing during the paleo period: What Was Brewing in the Natufian? An Archaeological Assessment of Brewing Technology in the Epipaleolithic - Springer

    My write up on early humans and grain cultivation: http://jasoncholewa.com/2013/02/08/e...d-your-health/

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