Cervoise: Cervoise is the ancestor of beer. Unhopped, it is obtained from barley or other cereals such as meslin. It can be scented with aromatic herbs like mint.
Origins of cervoise: Cervoise comes from the imperial Latin cervesia (from curmus, fermented drink), a Pan-Roman word of Celtic origin borrowed from the Gallic term "curmi" (cf. modern Celtic languages: Breton koreñv, Cornish Korev and Welsh cwrwf). It is made by the brain ...
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