• Some archeologists theorize that civilization began so early man could grow grain to brew beer with. The oldest known document is a clay tablet with a recipe for beer. The Mayflower pilgrims stopped in Massachusetts instead of continuing on to Virginia because they were running out of beer. Clearly beer is important to mankind. How much do you know about it? This test tracks your knowledge of beer styles, brewing processes, and general beer knowledge. Good luck. You might want to pour a cold one before you get started.