The human race has found some ethereal drinks for their souls to get pleased. Alcohol drinks are considered to be deep-rooted in our communal culture. The traces and evidence of consumption of alcoholic drinks have been found back from Neolithic age too. Though back then, the alcohols were not that expensive.
With the proto humans on work in modern times, the human race has found various distinct extracting and production techniques of alcohols. We have started to refine the beverages, distil them and make them as exotic as we can. The alcohol industry also panders to all kinds of society members, be it a low, middle or the high-class person they all would have their kind of favourite alcohols according to their standards. So, here is the is a list of top ten most expensive alcoholic drinks in 2018 which are extracted from the most sophisticated and rich persons out in the world.
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- 10. Glenfiddich 50-year-old Single Malt Scotch Whisky
- 9. Highland Park 50-year-old Single Malt Scotch Whisky
- 8. Macallan 60-year-old Single Malt Whisky
- 7. 1926 Macallan Fine and Rare Collection
- 6. Dalmore 64 Trinitas Single Malt Whisky
- 5. 62-year-old Dalmore Scotch Whisky
- 4. 64-year-old Macallan Single Malt Scotch Whisky
- 3. Diva Vodka
- 2. Tequila Ley
- 1. Henri IV Dudognon Heritage Cognac
10. Glenfiddich 50-year-old Single Malt Scotch Whisky
With a yearly fifty bottles released of this exquisite Glenfiddich’s whiskey has a price of around $16,000 per bottle. This single malt scotch whiskey is pinched out from two different and special casks which have been matured i.e. mellowed from more than 50 years now.
9. Highland Park 50-year-old Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Highland Park is one of the most impressive and distinct single malt scotch whiskey found across the world. This vintage whiskey was drawn into a total 275 bottles in 1960 in Island, Scotland. The whiskey costs around $17,500 and delivers a very extended and spicy taste with slight smoky trace finish.
8. Macallan 60-year-old Single Malt Whisky
Macallan single malt whiskey is one of those alcoholic drinks that increase the pride of the shelf its kept on. The design and packing it comes with is itself outstanding. One bottle of Macallan single malt whiskey costs somewhere around $20,000 and comes with an extremely classy and exquisite black polished box. It is considered to be one of the best combination of functionality and beauty with carefully crafted whiskey in a flawless glass bottle.
7. 1926 Macallan Fine and Rare Collection
Macallan is a name which is associated with most of the expensive alcohols due to its exquisite taste. As its heading suggests, it is amongst the rarest and finest collection of Macallan. This superb whiskey was distilled way back in 1926 and hence holds a place in Macallan’s vintage club. Only forty (40) bottles of 1926 Macallan whiskey were drawn in 1986. It’s one bottle costs up to $75,000. The ones who have tasted this beverage have explained it to be concentrated and dry since water was not added to it. Moreover, it delivers a licorice taste after a sip.
6. Dalmore 64 Trinitas Single Malt Whisky
The most exquisite whiskey in the whole world with only three bottles released for the whiskey lovers is Dalmore 64 Trinitas Single Malt Whisky. It is a carefully drawn masterpiece with only elegant and luxurious materials used to make it. One bottle of Dalmore 64 Trinitas Single Malt Whisky comes at a price of $160,000. This whiskey is surely an example of bespoke exclusivity in whiskeys.
5. 62-year-old Dalmore Scotch Whisky
This 62-year-old Dalmore Scotch Whisky is supposed to be a member of limited twelve (12) bottle group of whiskeys. Though they were not bottled in the same year but are supposed to have alcohol from around mellowed back from 1868. This whiskey is, therefore, most of the referred to as ‘liquid gold’ sometimes. It is priced at $200,000.
4. 64-year-old Macallan Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Yet again a Macallan exquisite whiskey, which was drawn from three different Spanish casks. The bottles of this masterpiece were filled in 1946, 1945 and in 1942. This whiskey by the Macallan’s was priced at $460,000 and was auctioned at $464,000 in the year 2010. This sixty-four-year-old scotch comes in a unique patterned Lalique crystal decanter. The amount proceeded from its base price was used for charity purposes by the creator.
3. Diva Vodka
This exotic vodka named as ‘Diva Vodka’ is priced at $1,000,000. This vodka was a result of a flashy experiment. This expensive vodka is filtered thrice before bottling it and therefore is of such high value. Initially, at first level, the vodka first goes through the ice and then passes through the Nordic birch charcoal, and then finally passes through precious gems which are kept around sand. Now, the reason for this alcohol to be expensive is due to its packaging, the bottle comes with stacked up Swarovski crystals in the middle of the bottle which can be taken out.
2. Tequila Ley
The price of a shot from this tequila bottle would cost nearly quarter of a million since the whole bottle is priced at $1.5 Million. Though the craftsman’s of this exquisite alcoholic drink say that it has been produced with a unique creative process. But, anyhow, the price of this beverage is due to its bottle. The bottle of this tequila is made of pure white gold and pure platinum.
1. Henri IV Dudognon Heritage Cognac
Yet again a jeweler crafted bottle holds the worlds most expensive liquor. The Henri IV Dudognon Heritage Cognac is a champagne which has been aged and matured for hundred years. It is supposed that it was produced in 1776. The name of the champagne is a king of Cognac, France. Moreover, the bottle which holds worlds most expensive alcoholic drink was crafted by a jeweler, Jose Davalos. The bottle was dipped in twenty-four-carat gold and then in sterling platinum and then 6500 diamonds were embedded over it. The price of this masterpiece is $1.9 Million.
Though the above list has some most of the expensive alcoholic drinks listed from across the world even the wealthiest of the wealthiest people don’t find themselves suitable for purchasing such expensive beverage for their pleasure. These alcoholic beverages are one of their kind and are meant to talk about. But in order to drink it! you have a be crazy rich.