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Offline Aplam

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Ancient or very old beer recipes
« on: January 14, 2019, 10:20:25 AM »
I recently listened to a podcast about ancient beers, and I thought it would be fun to try and replicate an historic or ancient beer recipe. For instance, maybe there is something that was translated from Egyptian hieroglyphics, or perhaps a recipe uncovered by archaeologists at the ruins of Pompeii.

I guess my question is, do any of you know of any ancient beer recipes that I can try to brew?

Thanks!
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Offline Kevin58

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Re: Ancient or very old beer recipes
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2019, 12:24:22 PM »
My interest only goes back to the early 1800's but there are several books about ancient beer and how to make them. The first that comes to mind is Ancient Brews: Rediscovered and Re-created

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Re: Ancient or very old beer recipes
« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2019, 03:40:23 AM »
Hello,

I'm also excited about all the ancient stuff connected with brewing. I remember one article I found a couple of months ago: 2,550-Year-Old Celtic Beer Recipe Resurrected - it was a post on Wired (can't find the link to it right now). Just curious, perhaps someone has a beer recipe from ancient Celts.

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Re: Ancient or very old beer recipes
« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2019, 08:34:39 AM »
Are you familiar with "Midas Touch" brewed by Dogfish head?
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