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Ninkasi—An Ancient Brew Revisited

MBAA TQ vol. 41, no. 2, 2004, pp. 120-123  |  VIEW ARTICLE

Fred M. Scheer. Boscos Nashville Brewing Co., Nashville, TN 37212, U.S.A.

Abstract
In 1988, the Anchor Brewing Company in San Francisco brewed a “Ninkasi” to commemorate the Institute of Brewing Studies national conference. The author did research into the ancient recipe. A context and a description of the historical background of the brew is presented, followed by a presentation of a bench-scale recipe and protocols for making a style we can describe as “Ninkasi”.
Keywords: ancient brewing, Ninkasi brew, Ninkasi history

 

Síntesis
La Anchor Brewing Company en San Francisco elaboró una cerveza “Ninkasi” en 1988 para conmemorar la conferencia nacional del “Institute of Brewing Studies”. El autor investigó la receta antigua de esta cerveza. Se presenta el contexto y una descripción del fondo histórico de esta cerveza, incluyendo una receta a escala piloto y el protocolo para elaborar un estilo de cerveza que se puede denominar “Ninkasi”.
Palabras claves: cerveza antigua, cerveza Ninkasi, historia Ninkasi

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