Professor Dr. Antony P. Mueller
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domingo, 27 de novembro de 2016
Alco na história
Top 10 Ancient Alcohols
Humans have been drinking alcohol for millennia. Anthropologists believe that alcohol may be the primary cause for the shift from hunter-gathering to agriculture. Whether it is used as social lubricant, medicine, or political currency, alcohol has been and continues to be one of the most important foods consumed by mankind. 10World’s Oldest Alcohol In China, archaeologists recently discovered the oldest evidence of alcohol consumption in the world. Chemical analysis of broken pottery revealed that Chinese were imbibing in 7,000 BC. Vessels examined showed evidence of the same type of beverage brewed from rice, honey, and fruit. The Jihua pottery showed traces of tartrates—a chemical class associated ...