a history of brewing and distillation

{I am indebted to the wonderful work of wikipedia editors and contributors to find original sources on much of this} Brewing alcoholic beverages is known to have started with the Babylonians at least by the second millennium BC (3000-4000 years ago). Some archaeological evidence puts production in ancient Mesopotamia as early as 5400 BC. The Code of Hammurabi had regulations […]

table wine

For posterity, below is a table of all references to alcoholic beverages in the Bible, categorized into positives and negatives. For the record, there are 29 negative references, 75 positive, and 67 neutral. Reference Pro, Con, Neutral Comments Genesis 9:21,24 neutral Noah got drunk off too much wine Genesis 14:18 pro Melchizedek, priest of God […]