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History of BeerIt is said that Sumerians set the ball rolling with brewing Beer in around 3500BC. Some scholars also think that it is quite probable that Beer brewing had begun as early as 10000BC, when agriculture was first developed in Sumeria. There is also a The Hymn to Ninkasi (Sumerian Godess of Beer), inscribed on a nineteenth-century B.C. tablet, which has the for Beer. Though there is this debate about what came first? The bread or the beer. It is more likely that beer was accidentally discovered through the grains which were fermented for bread making.

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April 22, 2011 at 8:28 pm

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