First there was the discovery of dozens of bottles of 200-year-old Champagne, but now salvage divers have recovered what they believe to be the world's oldest beer, taking advertisers' notion of 'drinkability' to another level.
Though the effort to lift the reserve of Champagne had just ended, researchers uncovered a small collection of bottled beer on Wednesday from the same shipwreck south of the autonomous Aland Islands in the Baltic Sea.
"It seems that we have not only salvaged the oldest Champagne in the world, but also the oldest still drinkable beer. The culture in the beer is still living."
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