People cheer during the opening of the Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich,  Germany — holding beers that are a world away from the porridge-like brews the Natufians drank 13,000 years ago in what is today Israel, according to researchers.
People cheer during the opening of the Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich, Germany — holding beers that are a world away from the porridge-like brews the Natufians drank 13,000 years ago in what is today Israel, according to researchers. Matthias Schrader AP
People cheer during the opening of the Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich, Germany — holding beers that are a world away from the porridge-like brews the Natufians drank 13,000 years ago in what is today Israel, according to researchers. Matthias Schrader AP

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