The Hymn to Ninkasi (Sumerian Beer Recipe)

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Joshua J. Mark
by Ancient Recitations
published on 08 November 2022

Being the first beer-brewers in history, beer had religious significance to the Sumerians, and was often brewed in temples by priestesses.

Ninkasi was the tutelary goddess of beer in ancient Sumer. The Hymn to Ninkasi is effectively a Sumerian recipe for brewing beer.

Further reading: http://www.beeradvocate.com/articles/721/

Source: https://www.utexas.edu/courses/classicalarch/readings/beer.html

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