Beaker folk a late Neolithic and early Bronze Age European people (c.2700–1700 bc), named after distinctive waisted pots (Beaker ware) that were associated with their burials and appear to have been used for alcoholic drinks. It is now thought that the Beaker folk were not a separate race, but that the use of such pots spread as a result of migration, trade, and fashion.
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