Archaeologists uncovered this bronze cauldron at an Iron Age burial plot in southwest Germany. Inside the ancient vessel were organic remnants of an alcohol brewed and buried with the deceased.

Bacchus Uncorked: The Past on Tap: Feasts and Fermented Brews in Ancient Europe

Bacchus Uncorked: The Past on Tap


Saturday, July 15, 2017, from 5 pm - 8 pm - SOLD OUT

Sunday, July 16, 2017, from 4 pm - 7 pm - Tickets available


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Hear from archaeologist Bettina Arnold how artifacts found at burial sites, and residue scraped from inside a 2,500-year-old bronze cauldron, shed light on feasting and power-drinking in pre-Roman Europe. Then join certified beer expert Mark Mark Keene to taste brews inspired by ancient ingredients at an outdoor reception. This includes a malt-and-honey beverage based on the cauldron's contents, using a recipe crafted with high-tech analysis, a savvy paleobotanist, and enthusiastic brewmasters. Tickets $65 (includes appetizers); ages 21 and over. Complimentary parking.

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