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What did Neolithic people drink at feasts?

Barley, which may have been used in the Neolithic period to make ale
6 September 2018
Posted By:
Merryn Dineley
History Uncovered

It’s traditional to have an alcoholic drink at a celebration or a feast. There’s a wide variety to choose from today. But what did they drink 4500 years ago at feasts at Durrington Walls and other Neolithic ceremonial centres? Were they drinking alcohol? If so, what were the ingredients, and how...

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