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Do you know your beer types?

Beer has been around a long time. A really long time. Archaeologists have brewing evidence—in the form of chemical traces of beer inside broken pottery which dates as far back as 3500 BC—from Godin Tepe, a dig site in Western Iran. Even more amazing was the discovery of an ancient business receipt from the Sumerian city of Umma in Ancient Iraq. This receipt (dated 2050 BC) is known as the Alulu Tablet and includes the seller’s name, Alulu, the quantity, and the quality of the beer—the “best.” Is it a coincidence that Alulu is similar to ale in English? Maybe, maybe not, but the receipt establishes proof that there’s been a market ...