The World's Oldest Beer

World's 'oldest beer' found in shipwreck

By Les Neuhaus, CNN
September 3, 2010 6:33 a.m. EDT
The shipwrecked cargo of champagne and beer is believed to date from between 1800 and 1830.

(CNN) -- 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.