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2012-02-20 12:00:00

Learn how to pair food and beer to host your own economical Fat Tuesday Beer Dinner. Then head to http://www.SaveOnBrew.com to check out over 350,000 cheap beer sales and listings in zip codes across America. Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 20, 2012 “Fat Tuesday Beer Dinners are one of America´s most sacred and time-honored traditions,” says SaveOnBrew.com´s Greg Thibodeaux. “Generally, a Fat Tuesday Beer Dinner consists of five courses. For instance,...

Did Sumerians Really Produce Beer?
2012-01-18 05:57:08

Even though there is evidence of Ancient Sumerians having the ingredients to make beer - barley, malt and emmer (a type of wheat) - there is no textual evidence of the processes used to make the mysterious brew. Peter Damerow (1939-2011), a historian of science and cuneiform writing from the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin, examined the beer brewing technologies of the Sumerians in a scholarly paper, casting doubt on the myth that what they brewed was even beer....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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