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Oldest Beer Recipe

Beer is a great past time and his been around for almost as long as humans. It’s older than all other alcohol types such as whiskey and wine. As humans have been farming and cultivating grains for over 10 000 years, the possibility of fermentation  has always been there. But it wasn’t until about 5ooo years ago that we find the oldest beer recipe, in Sumeria 1800 BC.

It comes in the form of an ancient poem dedicated to the goddess of beer and brewing, Ninkasi. And yes, beer was so popular that the Sumerians had a goddess dedicated to this ancient past time.

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