Modern civilization is beer civilization! Agriculture, cities, writing, and religion all have ties to ancient craft brewing.
Ancient Egyptians, Sumerians, Chinese, and others each perfected the brewing arts in interesting, and even strange, ways. Beer-loving headhunters from the Amazon, for example, did the amazing trick of chewing poisonous cassava root so it could become a drinkable beer.
Learn fascinating stories and see phenomenal artifacts that reveal the links between beer and culture, such as the solid gold beer cup of an Inca king.
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Here’s a peek at some of the exhibit’s content:
Special thanks to our generous sponsors:
Dogfish Head Brewery
Green Flash Brewing Company
Karl Strauss Brewing Company
The Lost Abbey Brewery
White Labs Kitchen & Tap
Ale Smith Brewing Co.
Coronado Brewing Co.
Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits
Left Coast Brewing Co.
Lucky Buddha Beer
Lagunitas Brewing Company
Chuck Alek Independent Brewers
La Bella Pizza Garden
Tarantino Gourmet Sausages