Monday, July 19, 2010

Taste the world's oldest known beer soon

Posted By on Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 2:00 PM

In anticipation of this upcoming Saturday's Springs Beer Fest and next month's Great American Beer Festival in Denver (not to mention any beer drinking you plan to do prior and in between ... like say, this evening after work), here's a quick FYI on a very unique beer hitting store shelves soon.

The beer is the latest in the outfit's Ancient Ales series, and its most exciting to date, for one main reason: Dogfish Head owner Sam Calagione is quoted in this NPR story as calling this "the oldest-known fermented recipe in the history of mankind."

Read more about it here.

The recipe for this new beer comes from research done on 9000-year-old pottery found in Northern China.
  • The recipe for this new beer comes from research done on 9000-year-old pottery found in Northern China.

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