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Ernest Shackleton’s whiskey recreated

Distillers have recreated the whisky Ernest Shackleton took with him on his doomed expedition to reach the South Pole in 1907-1909. Samples of the Shackleton whisky were analysed at Whyte & Mackay's Invergordon distillery. The Glasgow-based company's master blender Richard Paterson then spent eight weeks blending a range of malts to get

Shackleton’s whisky recovered from South Pole

As a follow-up to this article, five 100-year-old crates of Scotch whisky and brandy that were taken to the South Pole by Ernest Shackleton's expedition have been recovered. They were buried beneath Shackleton's Antarctic hut, built in 1908 for a failed expedition to the South Pole. Some of the crates have cracked

South Pole explorers to drill for Ernest Shackleton’s whisky

Explorers are planning to recover a batch of whisky lost during Ernest Shackleton's ill-fated voyage to the South Pole a century ago. Two crates of the now extinct “Rare Old” brand of McKinlay and Co whisky have been buried in the Antarctic ice since Shackleton was forced to abandon his polar