1,000-year-old brewery discovered in Peru


(realbeer.com) Archaeologists working in southern Peru found an ancient brewery more than 1,000 years old.

Remains of the brewing facility were uncovered on Cerro Baśl, a mountaintop city over 8,000 feet above sea level, which was home to elite members of the Wari Empire from AD 600-1000.

Predating the Inca Empire by at least four centuries, this Wari brewery was used to make chicha, a fermented beverage similar to beer that played an important role in ritual feasting and drinking during Peru's first empire.

source:http://www.german-news.de





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