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Reviving the taste of an Iron Age beer

Barley grains offer savory insights into ancient Celtic malt beverage

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4:39pm, January 14, 2011

Early Celtic rulers of a community in what’s now southwestern Germany liked to party, staging elaborate feasts in a ceremonial center. The business side of their revelries was located in a nearby brewery capable of turning out large quantities of a beer with a dark, smoky, slightly sour taste, new evidence suggests.

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