Liquor cargo salvaged from WWI-era shipwreck

STOCKHOLM---A Swedish team has salvaged hundreds of bottles of liquor from the wreck of a ship sunk during War I in the Baltic Sea. Ocean X, a group that specializes in salvaging alcohol from shipwrecks, said it was testing the bottles from a cargo bound for tsarist Russia to see if they were still fit to drink. The group brought 600 bottles of cognac and 300 bottles of Benedictine---a herbal liqueur---to shore on Oct. 22 after recovering them from the wreck of the Kyros, which was sunk by a German submarine in 1917. Bottles of the cognac, produced by the now-defunct distillers De Haartman, and the Benedictine are being tested in a laboratory. "The conditions in the Baltic ar...Keep on reading: Liquor cargo salvaged from WWI-era shipwreck

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