Melbourne shipwreck beer back in Glasgow after 150 years

Melbourne shipwreck beer back in Glasgow after 150 years
 

A diver who discovered a 150-year-old bottle of Tennent's off the coast of Australia has brought the stout back to Scotland.
Jim Anderson sent the artefact back to the Glasgow brewery after finding it on a shipwreck in the 1970s.
The bottle was on board The Light of The Age when its drunken captain caused the clipper to sink near Melbourne on 16 January 1868.
It is thought to be the oldest bottle of beer in Scotland.
'Very special' Recalling the discovery, 72-year-old Mr Anderson said: "I could see the inscription Wellpark Brewery on it, and I set about finding where that was.
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16 November 2018 in Regional, Views: 82
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