Shackleton’s Whisky Goes Home: Century-Old Scotch Flown Out Of Antarctica

*Click here for photos of Ernest Shackleton’s recovered whisky*LONDON — Some people brag about serving scotch whisky that’s 15 years old. But three bottles of Mackinlays scotch flown to Scotland by private jet Monday date back to the l…

*Click here for photos of Ernest Shackleton’s recovered whisky*

LONDON — Some people brag about serving scotch whisky that’s 15 years old. But three bottles of Mackinlays scotch flown to Scotland by private jet Monday date back to the late 19th Century.

The bottles are linked to famed explorer Ernest Shackleton’s Nimrod expedition in 1907. They were found last year in a crate that had been buried beneath a basic hut Shackleton had used during his dramatic excursion, more formally known as the British Antarctic Expedition.

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