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(The Conversation)   Does booze have an African heritage? The odds are pretty sweet   ( divider line
    More: Interesting, Africa, Alcoholic beverage, Honey bee, widespread use of honey-alcohol, Islam, Madagascar, earliest evidence of alcohol, Beer  
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2020-06-11 11:14:44 PM  
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GodComplex: Ages ago I read an arguement that sapiens moved away from being nomadic to make better booze. And I'm pretty sure there were permanent civilizations in parts of Africa since before recorded history. So, booze was probably not uncommon.

Fermentation invented civilization. 

Once we realized we could make stronger hooch if the stuff sat around for a couple weeks, we invented villages. 

Once we realized we could plant seeds and have the stuff that made the best wine keep coming back, we invented cities. If you've got beer/wine and bread, and a way to store (at least) grains for the winter...
2020-06-11 10:22:53 PM  
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kdawg7736: lonomoholo: kdawg7736: [ image 300x400]

I want to try it. Has anyone tried it?

Had it in Kenya. It was a really refreshing lager. It was available in Ontario for a few years. Haven't had one in a long time.

Also had this one

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So it wasn't real strong tasting or bitter?

That'd be "My Ex-Wife" beer.
2020-06-11 12:33:29 PM  
1 vote: Full Size

I want to try it. Has anyone tried it?
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