The Journal of the Institute of Brewing breaks it down all scientific-like, most of which we don’t really understand, but we definitely get the “sniffing and tasting” part. Fun fact: there was so much alcohol in Shackleton’s bottle that it never froze over the many years it spent in Antarctica, where wintertime temperatures hover around -32.5°C. The recreated finished product actually includes some of the rare remaining whisky from Glen Mohr distillery, where Shackleton’s bottle was made, which was sadly torn down in 1986. Read more…

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