Archaeologists discover 'first beer ever brewed in the UK'

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A team working along the A14 say tiny fragments of charred residue from the beer-making process were found in excavated earth.

Archaeologists have made an "incredibly exciting" discovery while working on a project to widen a major road - evidence of what is believed to be the first beer brewed in the UK.

The team working along the A14 between Cambridge and Huntingdon said tiny fragments of charred residue from the beer-making process were found in excavated earth.

The experts believe the Iron Age brew could date back as far as 400BC.

 

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