A frozen crate of Shackleton's 102 year old whisky will be analysed not drunk

on 22/07/10 at 4:54 am


A crate of whisky which lay frozen and undiscovered for more than 100 years beneath the hut of one of the world’s most famous Antarctic explorers is being thawed in Christchurch to reveal its secrets.

The crate was found earlier this year after Sir Ernest Shackleton left it and four other crates of spirits beneath the floor of his hut during his 1908 British Antarctic Nimrod Expedition.

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