Shackleton’s whisky recovered from South Pole ice

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Five crates of Scotch whisky and brandy belonging to the polar explorer Ernest Shackleton have been recovered after more than 100 years in the ice.

They were buried beneath Shackleton’s Antarctic hut, built in 1908 for a failed expedition to the South Pole.

via BBC News – Shackleton’s whisky recovered from South Pole ice.

I think I would do dirty things to get my hands on one of these bottles.  It would be a damn shame to actually drink it though, just think of all that history that you’re sending through your brain.

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