Meet The Indiana Jones Of Ancient Ales And Extreme Beverages

Patrick McGovern, scientific director of the Biomolecular Archaeology Laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania Museum, delves into the early history of fermentation in his latest book.

Patrick McGovern searches for and studies the residues of fermented drinks that can be thousands of years old – and then re-creates them. His new book explores these brews and their cultural value.

(Image credit: Courtesy of Alison Dunlap)

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