Experimental beer archaeology yields 3,000-year-old brew recipes spiked with thyme and poppy

There's a terrific article in the Smithsonian today about "beer archaeologist" Patrick McGovern, a scholar who has unearthed millennia-old alcohol recipes by analyzing residues in ancient pottery. Now he's working with a brewer, Sam Calagione, whose pub Dogfish Head serves up beers based on recipes that are thousands… »6/24/11 3:30pm6/24/11 3:30pm