Flavius Claudius Julianus (c. 331 – 26 June 363) was a Hellenistic philosopher, military leader, Roman emperor, and satirist, often referred to as Julian the Apostate.
Julian ruled the Roman empire (as the Caesar) from AD 361 to 363.
He wrote in a poem that there should in fact be two Dionysi Gods, one for wine, and one for beer, suggesting they were beverages with very distinct aromatic profiles, especially during the Antiquity.
Speaking to the God of Beer, and mentioning the God of wine, he wrote:
“Who and from where are you Dionysus?
Since by the true Bacchus,
I do not recognize you; I know only the son of Zeus.
While he smells like nectar, you smell like a goat.
Can it be then that the Celts because of lack of grapes
Made you from cereals? Therefore one should call you
Demetrius, not Dionysus, rather wheat born and Bromus,
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Source: Julian (emperor) on Wikipedia