Lecture 2.1 Beer History

When agriculture developed to help anchor people in

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Unformatted text preview: mercy of animal migratory patterns … meaning you were always on the move. When humans discovered that they could cause grain to be grown in the same area year after year, agriculture was discovered. Food became more predictable, and in some cases, more plentiful. What does this mean for beer? When you have a surplus of grain from agriculture, you need to store that product. Beer might have developed from accidental fermentation of stored grain. Beer also may have developed from accidental fermentation of grain- based foods like gruel. Agriculture Five Keys to Beer: Shelter Shelter is critical for protection against the elements and for storing food. It also provides a measure of protection against wild animals. It is one of the pillars of civilizatio...
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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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