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Historically hops yeast malted barley and water have all played the greatest and most important role in society For almost 8000 years these ingredients have been mixed and have been appreciated by all classes of society in almost all civilizations The old cliche accident is the mother of invention is a phrase that definitely holds true in the world of beer The discovery was made way back when the Mediterranean region was the seat of civilization and barley flourished as a dietary staple The climate of the Mediterranean was perfect for the cultivation of barley and was used as the primary ingredient in breads cakes and other common food products A farmer during this period discovered that if barley become wet germinates and eventually dried the resulting barley would be sweeter and would not be as perishable as the original state of the barley Teacher said Very informative well written any first hand knowledge on how beer was discovered but we can imagine the incident step by step When the farmer discovered that his barley crop was wet in order for him to salvage the crop he probably spread it out to dry in the sun Chances are that germination had already begun and the grain had therefore malted and developed a much sweeter taste The sweet result of what the farmer considered a disaster is now modern-day malted barley This malted barley gave a sweeter taste to breads cakes or anything which had previously been prepared with unmalted barley After a while when barley malt became a common ingredient it is thought that a loaf or bowl of this malt was accidentally left in the rain When wet the dissolved starches and sugars in the malted barley became susceptible to wild yeast which started spontaneous fermentation 5 The discoverer of this new mix probably tasted it and realized how good it was Unbeknownst to this ancient farmer
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