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Beer If people did not know about yeast how did they make beer? People thought it was a miracle. Old saying on German beer steins, Hopfen und malz, Gott erhalt's “We provide the hops and the malt, God takes care of the rest.“ Wild Yeast cells rather ubiquitous as it turns out. Beer has been around for several thousand years. Sumerians drank beer thru straws because it was full of mushy stuff. Sumerians made beer with old bread, called “bappir” bread. Sumerian goddess of beer NINKASI You are the one who soaks the malt in a jar, The waves rise, the waves fall. Ninkasi, you are the one who soaks the malt in a jar, The waves rise, the waves fall.