Discovery of an Industrial Brewery in Ancient Egypt Rewrites the History of Beer

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Beer could have led to the creation of the Pyramids at Giza. Archeologists in Abydos, Egypt have recently unearthed an industrial-scale brewery dating back to 3100 BCE, during the early stages of Egypt’s formation as a state. Experts believe that the system of labor involved with building the facility — which had eight structures holding around 40 vats of beer each — could have been scaled up to produce the grand pyramids we know today. Read full article here

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