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Brewers re-create 5000-year-old beer

Brewers re-create 5000-year-old beer
Posted June 24th, 2013 @ 10:28am by Ruth Brown, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– Brewing collaborations are not unusual in the world of craft beer. Micro-brewers often team up with other brewers, food producers ... sometimes even TV shows. But a small number of brewers have also been hooking up with archaeologists to recreate long-forgotten booze recipes. Most recently, Great Lakes Brewing Company in Ohio teamed up with archaeologists from the University of Chicago in an effort to make a 5,000-year-old Sumerian beer, reports the New York Times.

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