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Shackleton’s Whisky Endures, I Bet It Tastes Better Than My 401K, Drink Like the Mad Men


A crate of Sir Earnest Shackleton’s whisky that was retrieved from the ice in Antarctica is being thawed. Our friends at WhiskyCast have interviewed the folks at Whyte and Mackay to see what they plan to do with this treasure.

Diageo is using millions of barrels of whisky to plug its pension fund deficit.

Every time I watch an episode of Mad Men, I can’t help but crave a classic mixed drink (Deadwood had a similar effect, except the craving was for straight bourbon). One memorable scene from the 3rd season involved Don Draper going behind the bar at a posh country club to mix himself an Old Fashioned. The Vancouver Sun wants to know if you can drink like the Mad Men.

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