Archaeologists find 2,000-year-old liquor in Chinese tomb

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Chinese archaeologists say they’ve unearthed a bronze kettle in China’s Shaanxi Province containing liquor dating back 2,000 years.

Scientists say the “milky-white, muddy liquor” was found is what appears to be a sacrificial vessel from as early as 207 B.C. The drink is similar to yellow rice wine commonly consumed in China.

It was found in an ancient graveyard of commoners’ tombs from the Qin dynasty

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