Brew your own recession beer like the ancients
July 1, 2013 by Ancientfoods
After my post on Sumerian beer last Friday I thought everyone might like to read again my post from January 2012 on making ancient Egyptian beer- enjoy. Some of you have read this I know but for some of you it is new.
Topic: Making beer like they did in Ancient Egypt
I forgot I even had this article. It was originally published in 2009
The picture to the left is of a model showing beer making in Ancient Egypt
If you’re trying to be thrifty in the midst of this recession, try brewing your own beer in the style of the ancient Egyptians. Their yeast cells have been preserved for thousands of years.
While looking for recession-proof recipes to save money at the supermarket, I found a great resource for brewing your own recession-proof beer at home to save some money, it’s the article in Natural History
magazine, the May 1996 issue, page 24, that describes how archaeologists brewed beer in the style of the ancient Egyptians, and in the 1990s even had it on sale at Harrod’s in London.
When archaeologists dug up King Tut’s and other ancients’ tombs in the 1920s…
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