Making Vodka From Icebergs

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.

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Key Facts In This Video

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    Iceberg harvesting season lasts through June and July. (0:55)

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

  • 3

    Greenland's glaciers produce tens of thousands of icebergs annually. (5:40)

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