märchen mot.f. 541.2.3.5

beer brewing video stills

As in many european fairytales, the eggshell is used for cooking in one english version of the motif index 541.2.3.5.

In four simple steps beer is brewed by the use of water, malt and hops. The tradition of brewing and the description of the process have to serve as absurdity per se in the narrative, but actually: it works just fine.