Making Vodka From Icebergs

The ice inside icebergs contains fewer contaminants than standard tap or bottled water. To get at it, iceberg harvesters have to haul 3- to 5-ton chunks of ice into their boats.

Key Facts In This Video

  1. Iceberg harvesting season lasts through June and July. 00:55

  2. The purity and low mineral content of iceberg water makes it ideal for blending spirits. 02:19

  3. Greenland's glaciers produce tens of thousands of icebergs annually. 05:40

Written by Curiosity Staff May 26, 2015

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