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Preserved in ice for 100 years, the whisky Shackleton used to keep out the cold.
MailOnline ^ | 03 March 2007 | Peter Gillman

Posted on 11/04/2009 6:03:37 PM PST by GSP.FAN

They say whisky matures with age...but leaving it embedded in the Antarctic ice for almost 100 years may be going a bit far.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; History; Miscellaneous; Travel
KEYWORDS: alcohol; antartic; delicious; godsgravesglyphs; shackleton; southpole; tasty; whiskey

1 posted on 11/04/2009 6:03:37 PM PST by GSP.FAN
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To: SunkenCiv

ping


2 posted on 11/04/2009 6:06:36 PM PST by rabscuttle385 (Purge the RINOs! * http://restoretheconstitution.ning.com/)
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To: GSP.FAN
Hmmmmm.....whiskey on ice.
3 posted on 11/04/2009 6:09:38 PM PST by keithtoo
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To: GSP.FAN
Never drank it ... Best whisky. http://www.laphroaig.com/
4 posted on 11/04/2009 6:11:50 PM PST by GSP.FAN (These are the times that try men's souls.)
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To: rabscuttle385; martin_fierro

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5 posted on 11/04/2009 6:14:27 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: GSP.FAN

what the heck!?

That’s a screw on cap!


6 posted on 11/04/2009 6:14:49 PM PST by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: GSP.FAN
I volunteer to check it out.

My favorite scotch is Dalmore 12 year.

And I'm 95% Scottish (and 5% Viking)...so if you don't like Dalmore, send it all to me!

7 posted on 11/04/2009 6:15:54 PM PST by SonOfDarkSkies (Rush on Obama: "immature, narcissistic and inexperienced")
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To: keithtoo

Not my thing... Whisky straight... Hmmmmm


8 posted on 11/04/2009 6:16:36 PM PST by GSP.FAN (These are the times that try men's souls.)
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To: GSP.FAN
*BLECH* Scotch.


9 posted on 11/04/2009 6:21:20 PM PST by Viking2002
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To: GSP.FAN

ARDBEG!

http://www.ardbeg.com/home


10 posted on 11/04/2009 6:31:30 PM PST by Candor7 (The effective weapons Against Fascism are ridicule, derision, and truth (.Member NRA)
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To: GSP.FAN

The wusky link exchange:

http://www.awa.dk/wlinks/total.htm


11 posted on 11/04/2009 6:33:24 PM PST by Candor7 (The effective weapons Against Fascism are ridicule, derision, and truth (.Member NRA)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies
My 2008 New Years resolution was to drink no whisky, ever again, under 12 yrs old. It was a good resolution.
100% Scottish on both my Pa & Mas' side, they were immigrants from just east of Glasgow.
( Which basically means I'm a Euro mutt with a bad attitude...;))
12 posted on 11/04/2009 6:35:07 PM PST by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus)
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To: Viking2002

So what do you vikings drink?


13 posted on 11/04/2009 6:35:13 PM PST by GSP.FAN (These are the times that try men's souls.)
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To: mamelukesabre

Screw on caps were invented in the 1850s.


14 posted on 11/04/2009 6:35:54 PM PST by Kirkwood
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To: GSP.FAN

Bruichladdich!

http://www.bruichladdich.com/


15 posted on 11/04/2009 6:37:24 PM PST by Candor7 (The effective weapons Against Fascism are ridicule, derision, and truth (.Member NRA)
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To: SunkenCiv
Did someone say uisce beatha, a hundred years old? Now that’s a mighty large cask or a waste of time!
16 posted on 11/04/2009 6:45:23 PM PST by BIGLOOK
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To: GSP.FAN; Viking2002

http://www.stormthecastle.com/mead/a-rare-bottle-of-mead.htm

17 posted on 11/04/2009 6:46:07 PM PST by Candor7 (The effective weapons Against Fascism are ridicule, derision, and truth (.Member NRA)
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To: GSP.FAN
Ale. And mead. From a horn. Straight. LOL. Also Maker's Mark (of course), Wild Turkey, and Gentleman Jack. And Rebel Yell, when I can find it. Elijah Craig used to be a standby, too. Mrs. Viking made me swear off most of it about ten years ago - she said it made me mean. She was right. I admittedly have a litany of things that piss me off, and a little bourbon just lights my fuse. I'm still allowed a nip or three during the holidays. Stick with wine or a nip of fruit brandy the rest of the year.


18 posted on 11/04/2009 6:49:12 PM PST by Viking2002
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To: Viking2002

I have an Antient family recipe for mead. I’ve made it a few times — it’s lovely. I do not know how old the recipe is, but it was an old recipe when my great-grandmother recited it to me, verbally.


19 posted on 11/04/2009 6:54:02 PM PST by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghéill mi do dhuine. Fàg am bealach.)
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To: Candor7

25% proof?
WTF a fag whisky


20 posted on 11/04/2009 7:06:06 PM PST by GSP.FAN (These are the times that try men's souls.)
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To: Viking2002

I swore off Scotch for the same reason. The only time I touch liquor is camping trips and when I have a cold.


21 posted on 11/04/2009 7:10:27 PM PST by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: GSP.FAN

Thats right! Unless you quaff mead instead of sipping it like whiskey!Mead is a quaffing drink, usually out of a horn. Hangovers are a rehearsal for Ragnarock.

I prefer Western Isles whiskey.


22 posted on 11/04/2009 7:19:26 PM PST by Candor7 (The effective weapons Against Fascism are ridicule, derision, and truth (.Member NRA)
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To: AppyPappy
My father swore that apricot brandy was the best for a cold, and I tend to agree. I've never been a fan of cordials, but apricot and peach brandy both seem to go down smooth.


23 posted on 11/04/2009 7:27:48 PM PST by Viking2002
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To: GSP.FAN
I live in Alcorn County, Mississippi. Any whiskey over a couple of months old is suspect. Hours old corn whiskey is a treat.
24 posted on 11/04/2009 7:28:44 PM PST by vetvetdoug (FUBO, a fashion statement for conservatives.)
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To: AppyPappy

Try Irish. It’s smoother and you won’t smell so bad the next day.


25 posted on 11/04/2009 7:29:26 PM PST by Kenny Bunk (George Washington was a former British Subject. Just like Obama.)
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To: GSP.FAN

When liberals are a cussin’ me out and ask; “What kind of man are you?”. I tell them “I’m a whiskey man!”.


26 posted on 11/04/2009 7:34:23 PM PST by stevio (Crunchy Con - God, guns, guts, and organically grown crunchy nuts.)
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To: Viking2002

I mix it with lemons and sugar. Rock and Rye works best. All you need is the lemons.


27 posted on 11/04/2009 7:49:04 PM PST by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: Viking2002

And Buffalo Trace Bourbon in a nice (homegrown fresh) Mint Julep on a hot summer day, under a shady tree is just the ticket. May have to develop a winter julep recipe...


28 posted on 11/04/2009 9:21:58 PM PST by castlebrew (Gun control means hitting where you're aiming!)
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To: Kirkwood

whiskey bottles were corks only until after the prohibition. In america at least.


29 posted on 11/05/2009 4:54:13 AM PST by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: mamelukesabre
Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum, mixed with an equal amount of Red flavor Powerade, over ice.

Truly the breakfast of champions.

30 posted on 11/05/2009 6:05:48 AM PST by I Buried My Guns (Buy Lots Of Ammo Today)
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To: Constitution Day; martin_fierro

Scotch ping.


31 posted on 11/05/2009 6:10:39 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim (Live jubtabulously!)
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To: I Buried My Guns
Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum, mixed with an equal amount of Red flavor Powerade, over ice.

Vile barbarian... ;)

32 posted on 11/05/2009 6:12:03 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim (Live jubtabulously!)
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To: Tijeras_Slim; martin_fierro
But surely one of the conservation team has been tempted to open a bottle?
"No," said Fastier. "It's better to imagine it than to taste it. That way it keeps its mystery."

What a weenie. I wonder if he was born without balls, or had them snipped off later in life?

I would have at least had one taste of that old Scotch!

33 posted on 11/05/2009 6:53:58 AM PST by Constitution Day
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To: GSP.FAN; Constitution Day; Tijeras_Slim; Charles Henrickson; mikrofon
Preserved in ice for 100 years, the whisky Shackleton used to keep out the cold.

Neat!

34 posted on 11/05/2009 8:07:28 AM PST by martin_fierro (Sarawacky)
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To: GSP.FAN; Slings and Arrows

Hold muh whiskey PING

On the rocks...


35 posted on 11/05/2009 9:48:11 AM PST by a fool in paradise (I refuse to "reduce my carbon footprint" all while Lenin remains in an airconditioned shrine)
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To: BIGLOOK

Probably be in the next “National Treasure” sequel. ;’)


36 posted on 11/05/2009 3:25:30 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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