Lecture 2.1 Beer History

Lecture 2.1 Beer History

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Unformatted text preview: mashing and boiling processes. Proposal of human evolution Regardless of your personal beliefs, let’s pretend that humans evolved over millions of years. If you look at the timeline, it is plausible that several species of hominids coincided with our species. This all raises the question: who really invented beer? Homo erectus Homo erectus was a species which leveraged a few of the keys to making beer, including: • living in social groups (+1) • constructing temporary shelters (+0.5) • controlling fire (+1) • making and using crude tools (+0.5) However, Homo erectus relied exclusively on hunting and gathering for food, so there was likely not enough grain for beer making. There is also no evidence that they crafted any s...
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This note was uploaded on 10/26/2013 for the course ECE 5042 taught by Professor Degroat during the Fall '13 term at Ohio State.

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