Tag Archives: Cyprus

• Bronze Age “microbrewery” uncovered

Bronze Age “microbrewery” uncovered

Archaeologists working in western Cyprus have uncovered a Bronze Age “microbrewery”. The team excavated a mud-plaster domed structure, which it says was used as a kiln to dry malt and make beer 3,500 years ago. The discovery also included “juglets”, which the team thinks would have been used to help created beers of different flavours. […]

• Going to Turkey? Careful. Russian tourists killed by fake booze

Going to Turkey? Careful. Russian tourists killed by fake booze

Turkey’s Agriculture Ministry today announced that methanol-tainted alcoholic beverages linked to the death of three Russian tour guides had been imported from the occupied areas of Cyprus. According to an article on the announcement in Milliyet, a Turkish newspaper, a group of 180 Russian tour guides were taken on a mini-cruise in Bodrum, Turkey soon […]