The History of Beer

By Jake Schroeder

One of the oldest drinks in the history of the world is beer. It has been produced and enjoyed by men all over the globe for 10,000 years. Beer is sold and purchased in almost every country in the world. Additionally, many countries have a signature brand or variety of beer, which is part of their national identity.

The historical saga of beer is a culturally rich and diverse one that spans several millennia. How much do you know about the history of beer? That is what will be examined in this gallery today.

Photo Courtesy: [National Institutes of Health/Wikimedia Commons]