Over the centuries and decades, alcoholic beverages have gone through many refined tastes. A variety of techniques have been used in making them, for a variety of tastes, color, flavor, smell, alcohol content etc. Naturally, this is because of technique, time and procedure which make them costlier. Sometimes, the brand name also adds to the cost of the drink.
Let us take a look at 10 Most Expensive Alcoholic Drinks.
10. Vieille Bon Secours Ale
Vieille Bon Secours Ale is an artisanal beer by la Brasserie Caulier, a brewery in Péruwelz, Belgium. At $1,200, a bottle of 12 littles of the world’s most expensive beer is delivered to the buyer.
9. Legacy by Angostura
At $25,000, you get a rum mix called Legacy, by Angostura, which is among the most expensive alcoholic drinks. Composed of a mix of several rums, each of which is aged for at least 17 years, this rum comes in a case crystal decanter designed by Asprey’s, the company in London that designs jewellery for Prince Charles.
8. The Winston Cocktail
When you dole out $14,000, you expect to at least take home a bottle to show off to people. If you’ve chosen to drink The Winston, all you get is a cocktail – a single mix, concocted by internationally famous bartender Salvatore Calabrese.
7. Château d’Yquem
Château d’Yquem is a wine producer that has been crafting a multitude of wines since the establishment of its vineyard in 1711 in the Bordeaux region of France. The rare, vintage white wine costs a whopping $130,000.
6. Armand de Brignac Midas
Some of the most expensive alcoholic drinks are noted for their rarity, reason for manufacture, bottles, etc. But the Armand de Brignac Midas is expensive because of the enormous size of the bottle. This champagne comes in a brightly and quirkily painted golden 30 little bottle, designed by 14 year old Flayor Flav which will set you back by $215,000.
5. Penfolds Ampoule
If you are looking to spend money drinking but prefer red wine to white wine, then Penfolds Ampoule is the answer. At $170,000, it is the most expensive red wine in the market. Only 12 of these have ever been put out in the market, and it comes with a wooden case which is designed by Andrew Bartlett, a world-famous furniture craftsman.
4. Diva Vodka
At $1,000,000, you can taste liquor that has touched something expensive, even if it tastes like nail polish. What is even more special to patrons is its bottle with Swarovski crystals stacked up in the middle of it, and these crystals can be taken out to garnish the drink, thus confirming that some people are ready to spend a for a touch of shiny gems.
3. Dalmore 62
Dalmore 62 is the world’s most expensive whiskey, with only 12 bottles of it to ever be produced. At $215,000, it snatched the title of the costliest whiskey, when recently; an anonymous man paid the enormous sum of money for a bottle at Changai airport, Singapore.
2. Henri IV Dudognon Heritage Cognac Grande Champagne
Henri IV Dudognon Heritage Cognac Grande Champagne is regal in its very name, and has a price of $2,000,000 to match it. This cognac has been aged for 100 years, which is only one of the reasons why this is such a costly liquor, the other reason being its bottle, which is dipped in 24-carat gold and sterling platinum, and is studded with an outrageous 6,500 diamonds.
1. Tequila Ley .925
Crafted in a similar way as Henri IV Dudognon Heritage Cognac Grande Champagne, Tequila .925 is tequila made out of a unique procedure of production, and it also comes in a bottle that is studded with 6,400 diamonds.