Oldest evidence of malted barley shows ancient Scandinavians made beer

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Carbonised barley malt from the Viking Age negotiation at Hundborg in north Jutland

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Ancient malted barley grains have actually exposed that Danes were most likely developing beer and also increasing their alcohol consumption horns at the very least 2 centuries earlier.

The earliest well-known beers worldwide trace back to the start of farming in theMiddle East In Scandinavia, the earliest proof of beer is based upon deposit in a bark container from about 1370 BC which was located in the tomb of a Bronze Age teen referred to as theEgtved Girl But chemical evaluation reveals that beer …