Category: Beer News
Evidence of ancient brewing near Stuttgart:
Six specially constructed ditches previously excavated at Eberdingen-Hochdorf a 2,550-year-old Celtic settlement, were used to make high-quality barley malt, a key beer ingredient. Thousands of charred barley grains unearthed in the ditches about a decade ago came from a large malt-making enterprise.
The researchers also note that heated stones may have been used there, much like the modern(ish) Steinbier style.
Read the whole article at Science News.