Flavor in Evolution and Inebriation

By Science & Food | January 29, 2015 10:00 am

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Flavor may have had an driving role in human evolution. In that same cup, just the flavor of beer may be required to make you feel happy, no alcohol required.

‘Tasty’: How Flavor Helped Make Us Human – NPR: The Salt

Merely a Taste of Beer Can Trigger a Rush of Chemical Pleasure in the Brain – Smithsonian

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