"Certainly we have brewing records, recipes and archives we can look to to learn how brewers of the past made beer but the proof is in the pudding.
"I never expected to find half a bottle of Keith's, if that is what it is," he said. "After having the cork preserved, hopefully over the span of a couple years the beer inside will evaporate naturally," Crouse said.
"Within a few years, this will hopefully be fully preserved without the liquid inside." Experts agree that it may have been a tasty beer once, but would not be now.
Crouse has used markings on its bottom to trace its origins to a company that imported bottles to Canada from England between 18.
Ink on the preserved cork is visible through the glass mouth of the bottle, which reads: "A. "I'll leave the bottle sitting in the top of the toilet tank," Crouse explained.
The consummate collector of undersea objects shoved his arms into the silt on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean.
His hand hit the bottle, but at first, he didn't think he had found anything special.
Walburgis (Saint Walpurga) church, which originally dates from the eleventh century.
The present Gothic building contains monuments of the former counts of Zutphen, a fourteenth-century candelabrum, an elaborate copper font (1527), and a monument to the Van Heeckeren family (1700).
Keith's Brewers." The Alexander Keith's Brewery opened in Halifax in 1820 and is one of the oldest commercial breweries in North America. "The frequent circulation of fresh water will eventually draw out all the salt from the cork." "After about four months, I'll take the bottle, stand it upright, take some linseed oil and place a couple drops on top.
The most amazing aspect of the possibly more than 120-year-old bottle is what's inside — a bubbly liquid that could be beer. As the water dries out it will be replaced by the linseed oil and that will hopefully preserve the cork," Crouse said.
Although the city had minting rights for a few centuries this was only actively used during four periods: 1478-1480, 1582-1583, 1604-16-1692.