1200 CE
The Incas and Mayans made alcoholic beverages that became popular in their respective culture.

The Incas made an alcoholic drink called chicha, which was made from maize and was consumed in large quantities. On the other hand, a popular alcoholic beverage among the mayans was called balche, which was made from the bark of the balche tree and fermented honey.

Source: Henrich, J. (2006). Aztec, Maya, Inca. Social Studies School Service.

Drugs: Alcohol
Regions: South America
Topics: Cultivation, production and trade