Alcohol, Our Society & Driving
Alcohol consumption would seem to have been with us for a very long time. Recent archaeological results have shown that stone-age man (and doubtless woman) were storing beer in stone jars some 10,000 years ago.
This is as man turned from being the nomadic hunter gatherer and in the ancient lands of the Near East begin to develop permanent communities and establish grain farming.
It is quite possible that the earliest producers of grain did so with brewing beer as the aim, rather than bread making, as a source of nutrition and calories.
In the cradle of civilisation, the lands between the Euphrates and Tigris rivers in modern day Iraq, evidence of viniculture, the deliberate farming of Continue reading Alcohol, Society & Driving