Oldest Pubs In The Region?

According to archaeologists, Tel Tsaf in the Jordan Valley has been discovered as the first known place where alcohol was consumed within a community during ancient times.
In ancient times, they used beer for ceremonial and religious purposes; the find represents the first evidence of social drinking in the Levant before alcohol became widely available in the Bronze Age.

Researchers from the University of Haifa found starch residue from wheat and barley grains in ancient pottery from Tel Tsaf in the central Jordan Valley. The town dates back to the Chalcolithic era.
As one of the only known communities in the region from the Chalcolithic era, when agricultural societies lived in tiny communities and larger cities were being built, Tel Tsaf is particularly intriguing.

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