Skip to comments.Now that really would be vintage vodka!Builders stumble on Russian beer tavern that has lain untouch
Posted on 06/30/2016 10:27:15 AM PDT by dware
With broken beer mugs and copper coins that had slipped through the floorboards, you could be forgiven for thinking its customers had stepped out a few moments ago.
But this tavern in the heart of the Russian capital Moscow last served beer nearly 300 years ago.
Now the ancient beer bar has been unearthed, revealing broken plates and tankards dating back to the 16th century.
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It’s Millervitch time.
I’m sort of mystified as to how structures that aren’t really that old in the greater scheme of things end up buried, built over and forgotten. There are structures not far from me dating to that era, and they’re pretty much as they were when they were built as far as ground level. Did they pile up garbage around the site, did the foundation sink? It’s just strange.
Good question. I was actually wondering the same thing. How did something only 300 years old end up 10’ under ground?
Russians stumble into a bar.
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