100-year-old Scotch pulled from crate...

100-year-old Scotch pulled from crate frozen in Antarctica | The Co...

There are 13 comments on the Columbus Dispatch story from Aug 13, 2010, titled 100-year-old Scotch pulled from crate frozen in Antarctica | The Co.... In it, Columbus Dispatch reports that:

A crate of Scotch whisky that was trapped in Antarctic ice for a century was finally opened today - but the heritage dram won't be tasted by whisky lovers because it's being preserved for its historic significance.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Columbus Dispatch.

are they daft

Reynoldsburg, OH

#1 Aug 13, 2010
Seems a waste of good whisky. Put the empties back in the shack.

Marengo, OH

#2 Aug 13, 2010
Kind of stupid to return the scotch ..who's going to benefit from that? the cork will deteriorate the scotch will run out and all be left will be empty bottles.weird world...

Columbus, OH

#3 Aug 13, 2010
here we go... a new reality show with "hip hop thug" entertainers bidding on this..... I can see it now.

Columbus, OH

#4 Aug 13, 2010
A friend of mine works at McMurdo. Wonder if he's up for some late night sneaking around?:)

Just kidding.

But I would LOVE to have a shot of that scotch. Wow.
Steven Streets

Columbus, OH

#5 Aug 13, 2010
AHHH what a delicious thought.
Water of Life.
Wall Smarts

Columbus, OH

#6 Aug 13, 2010
I'll drink to that.
Radar U

Delaware, OH

#7 Aug 13, 2010
If it's being preserved for it's historic significance,what significan good will it do or serve being put back under the floors and refrozen again? Granted,they might be able to replicate the scotch blend,but jeeze,at least keep a few bottles preserved in a whiskey maker's museum somewhere.Not necessarily to drink but to be able to appreciate the physical antiquity and history associated with it.You cannot appreciate history if it's buried under ice.

Lewis Center, OH

#8 Aug 13, 2010
Sir Shackleton must have been a real Nimrod to leave that case of scotch behind.

Since: Dec 09

Columbus, OH

#9 Aug 13, 2010
Take a bottle, drink it, put the rest back. Every 100 years, pop a cork to the new century. NEVER waste Scotch!

Canal Winchester, OH

#10 Aug 13, 2010
Ahhhh,scotch. Helping white men dance since 1897.

“jimmy agler”

Since: Jul 09

grandview hts

#11 Aug 13, 2010
too bad they aren't letting anyone drink it,,,should be amazingly smooth after 100 years

Columbus, OH

#12 Aug 13, 2010

United States

#13 Aug 14, 2010
Why don't they auction it off with the proceeds going to a charity?

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Whiskey Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Sheriff who busted Popcorn Sutton talks Newport... (May '13) Jan 22 Machine 46
News Canadian whisky emerging as serious contender s... Jan 16 James 1
News First Look at Eight Row Flint, a New Icehouse i... Jan 10 Fartman 12
News Shipment of Crown Royal's 'masterpiece' whisky ... Dec '15 HMCS KHAN - SINKS 2
Bond & Lillard 1967 (Sep '12) Dec '15 Cathey love 13
corby's whiskey (Oct '09) Dec '15 JessieLI 43
News Scotch whisky marks new chapter at George Washi... Dec '15 Friends Project 1
More from around the web