TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE WHISKEYS IN THE WORLD

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10 Most expensive Whiskeys in the World

Whiskey can be Scottish, Irish, Bourbon, Rye or Canadian. It may include the taste of rosewood, coffee, chocolate and cigar blade. It has been drunk by kings, counselors, artists and thieves for centuries.Most exclusive whiskeys cost between $ 10,000 and $ 630,000. There were even bottles sold for $ 1 million and $ 7 million, but one of them was the bottle decorated with diamonds and the other sale was April 1 joke. These are the 10 most expensive bottles of Whiskey, ever sold in the world.

Whiskey of Whiskey?

Is it with or without ‘e’? That’s where you are. In America and Ireland, they talk about Whiskey and the Scotts, Canadians and the rest of the world use Whiskey.Why the Irish and Americans are so self-evident? In the past, the Scottish Whiskey was of famous quality. The Irish wanted to distinguish themselves for exports to America and added an ‘e’. Meanwhile, the Scottish Whiskeys belong to the best of the world, but Americans stick to Wrong Whiskey. But yes, they, as the only one of the world, do not have the Metric system …

10. Dalmore Selene 58 Year Old 1951 ($ 35,000)

Dalmore Selene 58 - TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE WHISKEYS IN THE WORLD

This 58 year old whiskey is named after the “Titan Goddess of the Moon,” Dalmore Selena. The idea behind this is that the sun is burning, but the moonlight continues to shine. In the year 1951 30 bottles of this malt were created in the Scottish Highlands. The taste of whiskey is described as heavenly with a touch of lemon, grapefruit and mandarin.

9. Balvenie 50 Year Old 1912 ($ 42,000)

Balvenie 50 Year Old 1912 - TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE WHISKEYS IN THE WORLD

The Balvenie 50 Year Old 1912 whiskey was created in Speyside in Scotland. The whiskey is named after the castle of Balvenie, which is located near Speyside. There were 88 beautiful bottles filled with this single malt whiskey in 1912. The bottles were packed in a wooden case. This is made of 49 wooden rings and one ring of brass. At the distillery of Balvenie, since 1962, a well-known master in the whiskey industry, David Stewart, has been working. He has developed a ripening technique, using two vessels.Now this technique is used all over the world. David Stewart was also the first malt master to use sherry vessels in the whiskey aging process.

TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE WHISKEYS IN THE WORLD

8. Dalmore 62 Single Highland Malt Scotch Matheson 1942 ($ 58,000)

Dalmore 62 Single Highland Malt Scotch Matheson 1942 - TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE WHISKEYS IN THE WORLD

In the year 1839, Alexander Matheson built the Dalmore distillery. The Dalmore 62 Single Highland Malt Scotch Matheson, which was produced in the year 1942, was named after him. Another 10 bottles of this type of whiskey were made, but they all got other names. This particular bottle was purchased at an auction by an anonymous buyer. He opened the bottle and drank it with his best friends. The 12-point deer emblem of the Dalmore bottles comes from Royal History. In 1263 King Alexander III from Scotland was attacked by a deer. Many tried to save the king, but only one man succeeded. For his courage, this king’s man received the right to use the 12-point deer emblem as a decoration. This man later took over the Dalmore distillery and put the symbol on the whiskey bottles. Dalmore is known as a free whiskey species. The limits are shifted from what is possible with whiskey. This corresponds to the meaning of the emblem.

7. Glenfiddich 1937 ($ 71,000)

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Like the Balvenie, the Glenfiddich is from Speyside in Scotland. Glennfiddich’s distillery has been led by master whiskymakers for years. The 61 bottles from 1937 were sold at an auction, the most expensive bottle of which yielded $ 71,000. Some have been drunk, others still exist (probably). The color of the Glenfiddich is described as antique bronze and rich walnut. The whiskey has a touch of cedar flavors, syrup, burned heather, chocolate and oak.

6. The Macallan 1926 ($ 75,000)

The Macallan 1926 - TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE WHISKEYS IN THE WORLD

This Macallan, born in 1926, is the first of the Macallan’s fine and rare line. The whiskey was bottled by hand in a distillery in Speyside, Scotland. There are no colors or water added to the drink, so the dark color is completely derived from the oak barrels. The whiskey is also unfiltered, which means that the beverage has retained the character of the original distillation. Whiskey is longer shelf life than wine.But this type of whiskey is also lasting longer than most other whiskeys. In 2005, a bottle of this whiskeywas sold on an auction for $ 75,000 to a South Korean businessman.

5. Springbank 50 Year Old 1919 ($ 78,000)

Springbank 1919 - TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE WHISKEYS IN THE WORLD

Most expensive whiskeys are only available on private auctions or purchased from individual collectors. At Springbank 50 Year Old 1919 from Campbelltown (Scotland) this is different. This bottle can be ordered online easily. You buy the bottle simply by adding it to the online shopping basket. It is in stock and it is even possible to deliver it (in the UK) the following day. However, only 24 bottles of this type have been created. The bottle was once in the Guinness Book of Records as the most expensive whiskey in the world. That is no longer the case, as you see. Do you want to buy the bottle?Order it soon! Or will the few bottles remaining there remain for a while?

4. Glenfiddich Janet Sheed Roberts Reserve 1955 ($ 94,000)

Glenfiddich Janet Sheed Roberts Reserve 1955 - TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE WHISKEYS IN THE WORLD

This whiskey was invented in 1955 by the 46-year-old developer from Atlanta, Mahesh Patel. The whiskey is named after Janed Sheed, then the oldest person in Scotland. Only 11 bottles of this type of whiskey were produced and sold, all for charity. The proceeds were $ 570,000. One bottle of the Glenfiddich Janet Sheed Roberts Reserve was even sold for $ 94,000. The whiskey color is described as starry and the taste as extreme light, an almost enchanting taste. It tastes like barley with a touch of heather, pear and hay.

TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE WHISKEYS IN THE WORLD

3. Yamazaki 50 Year Old ($ 133,999)

Yamazaki 50 Year Old - TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE WHISKEYS IN THE WORLD

The Yamazaki 50 Year Old is from the Suntory distillery in Japan. This is the oldest and most appreciated country distillery. By the Japanese, this type of whiskey is described as: ‘Layered with fruit and mizunara aroma’. Whiskey drinking is called a delicate, yet profound, spiritual experience. If you want the whiskey but not over $ 100,000, it’s good to know that this type of whiskey is also sold for less in a 25 year, 18 year and 12 year variant.

2. The Macallan 64 Year Old in Lalique Cire Perdue 1946 ($ 460,000)

The Macallan 64  - TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE WHISKEYS IN THE WORLD

This Macallan was bottled to celebrate the birthday of René Lalique. He is the founder of one of the most respected crystal production houses. The whiskey was bottled in a carafe created by Lalique. The Macallan 64 Year Old in Lalique Cire Perdue 1946 is more than a bottle of whiskey. It is also a work of art. In 2010, the bottle was sold on a charity auction for $ 460,000. Before the bottle was sold, it was shown to public by 10 big cities during a world tour. With the yield of the bottle, the charity could help 30,000 people and provide clean drinking water.

1. The Macallan “M” ($ 628.205)

The Macallan M - TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE WHISKEYS IN THE WORLD

In 2014, The Macallan “M” was sold for $ 628,205. This makes the bottle the most expensive whiskey ever sold in the world. There were 50 craftsmen working for 50 hours to make the bottle. The ‘Constantine’ carafe is named after the Roman Emperor. The glass is hand blown. 40 bottles were destroyed because they were not perfect enough. The seven barrels in which this whiskey was made were selected from 200,000 barrels. The whiskeys from these barrels range from 25 to 75 years old. The taste of the Macallan “M” is described as wood smoke, green apple, raisin and cinnamon.

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