Yes, it’s been a long week since I last posted. You can keep up with what’s been happening over on my other blog for all the gory details.
This item isn’t necessarily about beer, but according to this article on ScientificAmerican.com, archaelogists have uncovered evidence that the Chinese were brewing alcoholic beverages—in this case wine—circa 7,000 BC. This would predate the rise of wine and beer in the Middle East if confirmed. Pretty cool; the wine is said to have been a "mixed fermented beverage of rice, honey and a fruit."