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Old 09-25-2012, 09:21 PM   #21
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Drinking beer through long,curved wooden straws throught the fermented mash is Babaloinian. The Egyptians used partly baked barley cakes pressed down into jars of water...sometimes. They also did about the same with the grains. But pouring of serving sized pitchers of beer for the table.
Wine was more expensive,& even to Pharoah,beer on the table was far more common. Even children would be given a bowl of beer before heading to school or whatever. The coolest thing I ever saw was these little clay tablets about the size of a cig pack denoting how many jars/jugs of beer the person had earned up to that point. Kinda like the world's 1st debit card in Egypt.
And as for those monks,it turned out well when some complained to the pope that the German monks shouldn't be drinking there Dark,heavy beers during Lent. The pope then wrote them to send him a barrel to sample to see what the fuss was over there "liquid bread". yht time that beer got to the pope,the sun & shaking around pretty much spoiled it. But the pope,thinking this was how it tasted to them,thought of it as chastizing themselves & gave the ok to continue the practice. Luck,or devine intervention?

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