Barleywine from the Ancient Greeks

Originally posted by Ancientfoods.  I found several references of visitors to the greek culture that talked about an early Barleywine presented in a 2 handed Krater where the barley floats on the top and several straws protrude for visitors to take a sip.  Here’s a reference to the actual recipe:

Originally posted on Minoan Linear A, Linear B, Knossos & Mycenae: Translation of Linear A tablet (HT 8) for Ancient Foods and anyone who likes beer, dealing with “barley wine” = beer: There is little doubt but that this tablet deals with the production of barley wine, which is the Mycenaean + Classical Greek word…

via Translation of Linear A tablet (HT 8) for Ancient Foods et al., dealing with “barley wine” = beer — Ancientfoods

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