Who Invented Beer

Beer is one of the most widely consumed alcoholic beverages in the world. Not just that, it is also the world’s oldest beverages and the history of the beer can be traced form 6th millennium BC. The history of beer has been recorded in the history of Ancient Iraq. Prayer to the goddess Ninkasi details the method of preparing beer.

In the 7th Century AD, European monasteries produced and sold beer in an open market before Industrial revolution. During the revolution, the manufacturing beer shifted from artisanal manufacture to industrial manufacture and by the end of 19th century, domestic manufacturers ceased to produce the beer.

Who Invented Beer Who Invented Beer

Beer is produced by fermentation of starch derived from grains like barley, maize, rice, corn and wheat. Industry for manufacturing beer is considered a global industry and a global business. It consists of a huge number of dominant multinational companies and millions of small producers.

Beer drinking is also recognized as a cultural activity of few countries. These countries are associated with social traditions like beer festivals; rich pub culture includes some beer consuming competitions, pub games. Alcohol content in the beer normally ranges from 4% to 6%. However, the percentage may get increased up to 29% in rare cases and decrease to 1%. Even though other beverages similar to beer were invented by several countries, they could never gain the same importance.

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