Monday, July 11, 2011

New Week News - 170 Year Old Beer Found

Finnish scientists have cracked open a cold one … a 170-year-old cold one, that is. The bottle of beer, salvaged last summer from the wreckage of a ship that sank near the Aland Islands in the Baltic Sea, was thought to be the oldest drinkable beer ever found reported Stephanie Pappas from MSNBC. Although the beer was contaminated by seawater the scientists found it had a very similar makeup to the beers we see on retail shelves today. This can only mean one thing, our forefathers were awesome. To read the entire article by Stephanie click the link below.

Ancient beer from shipwreck too salty to drink -Link

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