The History Of Brewing

Among the many historians and beer drinkers are still fierce debate: when and where was first brewed this noble drink? These disputes caused by the high level of confidence the first handwritten mention of the foam beverage and differences in the composition of beer in different cultures. We’ll stick version of the famous orientalist Sumerologist and Samuel Kramer (1897-1990gg), which is considered the first written mention of beer Sumerian Epic Tale of Gilgamesh, dated to 2080 m year before Christmas. Obsessed with the Babylonian Empire, Schumer revealed many of his inventions, including the brewing of beer. In Babylon, beer was considered fully democratic drink, and Sumerian brewers were respectable people, are exempt from many restrictions, and even from military service. In the famous code of laws Hamurappi even mention penalties for profiteering and dilution of beer.

As a result, the campaigns of Alexander Macedonian Sumerian brewing secrets learned first in ancient Egypt, and then in Ethiopia, Greece, Rome and .S beginning of the rising Roman Empire, barbarians, regularly entering the empire to trade, much replenished from the fast-Romans, including the art of brewing. From this moment begins the modern history of beer, the beer began to add hops (which is allowed at times to increase the shelf life of beer, become accessible transport beer, even in neighboring countries).

Famous British Pubs

Every day in the uk closed about 6 pubs. This is the worst figure in the history of the country – says the British Beer and Pub Association. So, for the year 2008 its doors closed in 1973 beer garden. For example, a couple of years ago, a day does not close more than one or two pubs. Today it is almost 10 times faster than in 2006, or 20 times faster than in 2005. Among the reasons is called a recession in the economy of the kingdom, the crisis and the laws by which the authorities 'Strangled' drinking establishments.

Authorities are preparing a new package of measures to combat alcohol. Thus, in the pubs of Britain are going to prohibit in the pubs of special events for the sale of alcoholic beverages. Among other prohibitions – proposed to cancel the tenders for drinking beer on the speed, reduce the size of cup and tighten the requirements for staff. Earlier, British pubs have become less popular because of the introduction in 2007 of a ban on smoking in their pomescheniyah.Po Experts Association of beer and pubs argue that over the past few years due to the closure of pubs in the country lost 44,000 jobs. If the present trend continues, the work in the near time to lose another 60 thousand people.