Alcohol – It’s in Our Blood – The Drunken Monkey Hypothesis

It is often suggested that human consumption of alcohol began approximately 12,000 years ago however, this view may be wildly inaccurate. In his book ‘The Drunken Monkey’ published in 2014, Dr Robert Dudley’s proposal that human ethanol metabolism may derive from the dependence of our primate ancestors on ripe and fermenting fruit as a dominant …