Was beer critical in the development of civilization, agriculture, mathematics, bookkeeping, writing and language? Did beer help build the pyramids? Was beer used to treat certain afflictions and was it unknowingly used as an ancient antibiotic? Was beer safer to consume than water in the middle ages?
Find out the answers to all these questions and more with the help of Dr. Pat McGovern, Dr. Stephen Tinney and Dr. Josef Wegner from the Penn Museum.