Bob’s Beer Facts: Age of Beer

Bob the Beer Engineer

I have a sign in my beer cave that states “Beer will change the world, but I don’t know how”. I think this is truer than most people would like to believe.  As many of you might know beer is about 10,000 years old. It was found in clay pots in Sumatra (now modern day Iraq, just south of Mosul).  As some of you might remember from 7th grade social studies class, this was the cradle of civilization. Some could argue which came first, beer and then civilization, or was it beer and then civilization. I have my opinion.