This book by McGovern on a history of alcohol making suggested that the desire for alcohol is innate in human beings. The “ uniquely human traits “ of self-consciousness, innovation , the arts and religion have been encouraged by the consumption of alcohol
Alcohol has been made of thousands of #years.
Evidence of alcohol being made has been fond in the Zagros Mountains in Western Iran.
An alcoholic drink from fermented rice, honey and hawthorn fruit was produced in China inn 7000 BC.
McGoern PE 2009 Uncorking the past: the quest for wine, beer and other alcoholic beverages. University of California Press
- Martin Eastwood