Lecture 2.1 Beer History

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Unformatted text preview: torage vessels, which would have allowed for fermentation. Homo heidelbergensis Homo heidelbergensis was a species which leveraged several of the keys to making beer, including: • living in social groups (+1) • using cave shelters (+0.5) • controlling fire (+1) • making and using tools and storage skins (+1) Like Homo erectus, Homo heidelbergensis relied exclusively on hunting and gathering for food, so there was likely not enough grain for beer making. We know they consumed hard grains from residue left on teeth, but overall, it is not likely they invented beer. Homo neanderthalensis Homo neanderthalensis was a species which leveraged almost all of the keys to making beer, including: • living in social groups (+1) • crafting quality shelters (+1) • controlling fire (+1) • making and using...
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