Category: Archaeology

British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Whisky Returns Home

THE GIST The bottles, from the British Antarctic Expedition 1907, were deeply embedded in ice at minus 30 degrees Celsius temperatures but the whisky inside was still liquid. The bottles of Mackinlay’s were part of a cache recovered last year from beneath Shackleton’s Antarctic hut. Tests are now under way to see how the whisky…