Take me to your litre: ‘How Beer Saved the World’


A Discovery Channel documentary, posted while undergoing an experiment with the substance in question following a congenial meet with a dear friend, via vlogger Nlsko:

Did you know that beer was critical to the birth of civilization? That’s right. Beer. Scientists and historians line up to tell the amazing, untold story of how beer helped create maths, poetry, pyramids, modern medicine, labor laws and America.

H/T to our perennial source of inspiration, Moussequetaire.

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2 responses to “Take me to your litre: ‘How Beer Saved the World’

  1. The only times my belly grew round and fat were when I made,beer in 5-gallon jugs. The video was delightful. Thanks.

  2. Yes, it is interesting video. More scientific approach to that glorious beverages can be read here:

    http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/The-Beer-Archaeologist.html?viewAll=y&page=1

    Even beer isn’t spared from capitalist destruction.

    http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-10-25/the-plot-to-destroy-americas-beer

    I’ve never drink “junk” beers and fate of the beers from the article doesn’t affect me I, recently, found that the price of my favorite one went up significantly.

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