Mmmm … ancient beer

“Ancient Peruvians made chicha with local grains and fruit, which is quite different from today’s commercial beers typically made with barley and hops.” Prediction: Trader Joe’s will have a version of this on the market within 18 months. Also, this does nothing to dispel the notion that beer=civilization

Update: Chicha de Maní recipe (Peanut Beverage)

Ancient brewery discovered on mountaintop in Peru [Science Blog]

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