International Beer Weekend
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International Beer Day, designated as the first Friday of August, has now been expanded to the entire weekend. Archeologists have found evidence of beer production from 4000 B.C. in Sumer, southern Mesopotamia, or modern-day Baghdad, Iraq. Circa 2000 B.C., a poem to the patron goddess of brewing, Ninkasi, includes the oldest beer recipe, made from barley.
From water, fermentable starch, yeast, and flavouring like hops to offset the malt's sweetness. While some cultures may call it "mother's milk," the combination of milk and beer is today referred to as Balderdash.
Prior to the Industrial Revolution, most beers were produced and sold on a domestic scale, although some European monasteries started producing them in the 600s. During the Industrial Revolution, with the steam engine's invention, beer production advanced from artisanal manufacture to industrial manufacture, with Guinness leading the charge.
In 1759, Arthur Guinness signed a 9,000-year lease (for an annual rent of £45) on an unused brewery at St.James's Gate, Dublin that's available for visits today. It is even Dublin's number one paid tourist attraction.
it's an interesting tour. The best part for me was seeing what, exactly, a Cooper does since that was my grandfather's profession. The best part for many is the free beer at the Gravity Bar on the top level of the stout glass-shaped tower.
What may surprise you? In 2020, China was the world's top producer of beer, followed by the U.S. and Brazil. It truly is an international experience. Slainte!
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