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Top 10 Most Expensive Liquors In The World That Will Make You Feel Really Poor

By Sanjay Gouda

Updated - Oct. 25, 2019 5 min read

Alcohol is a justification that God loves us and wants us to be happy. And he has spoiled us with endless choices. While most of us enjoy a drink to get high, there is much more to it. There are liquors which are exquisite because of its tasting notes and intricate aroma. The better the ingredients and distilling processes, the more expensive and better is the liquor. However, all that quality comes with a price. Here are the world's most expensive liquors that will make you feel really poor.

 

1. Glenfiddich 50-Year-Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

This exquisite whiskey is drawn from two exceptional casks which are matured for 50 years. Only 50 bottles of this single malt Scotch whiskey are released every year and they are too expensive.

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Price of Glenfiddich 50-year-old Single Malt Scotch Whisky: $16,000 or ₹10,17,200 approx

Alcohol by volume of Glenfiddich 50-year-old Single Malt Scotch Whisky: 46.1%

 

2. Highland Park 50-Year-Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

It is rich and spicy with excellent tannins and notes of muscovado sugar to the fore with a hint of wax. When reduced, flavors of orange peel, camphor and clove emerge.

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Price of Highland Park 50-Year-Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky: $17,500 or ₹11,12,562 approx

Alcohol by volume of Highland Park 50-Year-Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky: 40%

 

 

3. Macallan 72-Year-Old Single Malt Whisky

It is one of the best alcohols you can have on your shelf. It's topped off with a crystal stopper with a copper cap made from an old Macallan still. All of it comes in a sleek, high-polish black lacquer box which is extremely classy.

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Price of Macallan72-Year-Old Single Malt Whisky: $20,000 or ₹12,71,500 approx

Alcohol by volume of Macallan 72-Year-Old Single Malt Whisky: 43.8%

 

4. 1926 Macallan Fine and Rare Collection

The 1926 Macallan Fine and Rare is one of the most expensive whiskeys in the world. It is also described as dry and concentrated with a licorice after-taste.

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Price of 1926 Macallan Fine and Rare Collection: $75,000 or ₹47,68,125 approx

Alcohol by volume of 1926 Macallan Fine and Rare Collection: 43%

 

5. Dalmore 64 Trinitas Single Malt Whisky

Till date, only a handful of 64-year-old whiskeys have been released. Only 3 bottles of this whiskey were released. Only the finest materials were used in the making of this luxurious and elegant masterpiece.

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Price of Dalmore 64 Trinitas Single Malt Whisky: $160,000 or ₹1,01,72,000 approx

Alcohol by volume of Dalmore 64 Trinitas Single Malt Whisky: 43%

 

 

6. 62-Year-Old Dalmore Scotch Whisky

Containing a spirit dating as far back as 1868, the "liquid gold" sits in a specially made wooden presentation case, which Dalmore says took over 100 man hours to create.

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Price of 62-Year-Old Dalmore Scotch Whisky: $200,000 or ₹1,27,15,000 approx

Alcohol by volume of 62-Year-Old Dalmore Scotch Whisky: 41.8%

 

7. 65-Year-Old Macallan Single Malt Scotch Whisky

This whiskey was taken from three sherry-seasoned Spanish oak casks, filled in 1942, 1945, and 1946. The Macallan 64-year-old single malt whiskey comes in a one-of-a-kind "Lalique: Cire Perdue" crystal decanter.

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Price of 65-Year-Old Macallan Single Malt Scotch Whisky: $460,000 or ₹2,92,44,500 approx

Alcohol by volume of 65-Year-Old Macallan Single Malt Scotch Whisky: 43.8%

 

8. 105 Year Old Master Of Malt

On 1st April. 2011, a 105-year-old Master of Malt was suddenly discovered. It was said that this was prepared in Aisla T’Orten distillery in the Highlands before spending 105 years in the basement of an Aberdeen based historian, Allie Sisell. Unfortunately, this was just an April Fools' Prank.

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Price of 105 Year Old Master Of Malt: $1.4 Million or ₹ 8,90,26,630 approx

Alcohol by volume of 105 Year Old Master Of Malt: 41%

 

9. Tequila Ley

This comes in a hand-crafted, one liter, two-piece bottle. One half of the bottle is pure platinum while the other is pure white gold. The two halves are held together by a solid platinum emblem and it costs accordingly.

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Price of Tequila Ley: $1.5 Million or ₹ 9,53,85,675 approx

Alcohol by volume of Tequila Ley: 40%

 

10. Henri IV Dudognon Heritage Cognac

This is the world's most expensive cognac and is packaged by jeweler Jose Davalos. This expensive liquor was produced in 1776 and is aged in barrels for more than 100 years. The cognac is then packed in a bejeweled bottle, which is dipped in 24 K gold and sterling platinum. It is then decorated with 6,500 brilliant cut diamonds.

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Price of Henri IV Dudognon Heritage Cognac: $1.9 Million or ₹12,08,59,855 approx

Alcohol by volume of Henri IV Dudognon Heritage Cognac: 41%

 


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FAQ's

Q. How do I make beer?
A. With hops, barley and patience.

 

Q. How long does beer stay in your system? 
A. On average, 6 – 10 hours.

 

Q. How many beers are in a keg? 
A. 165 beers in the keg.

 

Q. When was beer invented? 
A. Beer can trace its roots as far back as Mesopotamia – 5th millennium B.C. or older.

 

Q. Which country drinks the most beer? 
A. We were thinking Texas, but it turns out that the Czech Republic consumes 156 liters of beer per capita, more than any other country, followed by Ireland and Germany.

 

Q. What happens when we consume excessive beer?
A. The alcohol in beer can harm the liver. Drinking beer and taking medications that can harm the liver can increase the risk of liver damage. 

 

Q. How long does beer stay in your system? 

A. On average, 6 – 10 hours.

 

Q. When was beer invented? 

A. Beer can trace its roots as far back as Mesopotamia – 5th millennium B.C. or older.

 

Q. Which country drinks the most beer? 

A. We were thinking Texas, but it turns out that the Czech Republic consumes 156 liters of beer per capita, more than any other country, followed by Ireland and Germany.

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