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Beer was here! A new microstructural marker ...

BeitragVerfasst: 20.05.2020 09:40
von Blattspitze
... for malting in the archaeological record.
"Structural changes in the germinating grain, described decades ago by plant physiologists and brewing scientists alike, have now successfully been turned into a diagnostic feature for archaeological malt, even if the grains concerned are only preserved as pulverized and burnt crusts on pottery. A "small side effect" is the confirmation of the production of malt-based drinks (and beer?) in central Europe as early as the 4th millennium BC." ... 131223.htm