Iron-Age Brewing Evidence Found in Southeastern France

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The carbonised barley grains suggest they were "malted" and then roasted

From the BBC

Archaeologists have uncovered evidence that the occupants of southeastern France were brewing beer during the Iron Age, some 2,500 years ago.

A paper in Human Ecology outlines the discovery of barley grains that had been sprouted in a process known as malting; an oven found nearby may have been used to regulate the process.
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