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What is the most expensive alcohol / drink (per unit) in the world?

Prices for rare or unique items are usually nearly meaningless numbers. What an item fetched at auction last week may have no bearing on what you might be able to buy it for today (possibly it would ...
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Examples of high value Scotches

It depends if you like the smokier/peatier whiskies such as Talisker, or prefer the smoother whiskies. I find the former generally overpriced but that's me. A good example of the latter is ...
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Why is the Dogfish Head 120 minute IPA so expensive?

I think there are three main reasons. 1) Direct production costs. Dogfish declares adding hops for two hours, and this has a cost you need to pay (more hops, more time) 2) Alcohol content. Taxes may ...
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Do you need to actually be flying somewhere in order to buy booze duty free at the airport?

Duty-Free shops are placed in such a way that travelers must leave the country of origin (sale). Australia is no exception. Duty-free shops (or stores) are retail outlets that are exempt from the ...
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Examples of high value Scotches

Glenmorangie is a 10-year highland single-malt scotch that outperforms its price point (currently $36 at Total Wine), in my opinion.
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Examples of high value Scotches

I'll start by saying that what I'm suggesting isn't technically a scotch recommendation, but it is a good tip for whisky, rye, and similar spirits. One of the more underrated genres of whiskey is "...
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Right price for limited edition beer

The only way to know the price for sure is to sell it and find out the price at that time, preferably at auction. The only way to price a rare item like this without selling it is to mark it to ...
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Alternative corks vs natural corks. What is the difference?

Let's start with what are Nomex corks and what are natural corks. Nomex is a registered trademark for flame-resistant meta-aramid material developed in the early 1960s by DuPont and first marketed ...
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Costliest beer commercial to date?

Going to go with Guinness- $16 million in 2007. Several websites state that Guinness spent $60 million dollars on there 80th anniversary (birthday) in 2007. Moving back to beer and safer ground, ...
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Examples of high value Scotches

I drink my Scotch neat -- too peaty/smokey and I gotta use an ice cube. Johnnie Walker Black is my go-to (~$74/1.75L at Costco in WA state). Picked up some Kirkland Signature 16-year Highland Single ...
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How to choose spirits?

All of them may be had straight, as they often are in the places from where they originate. Having said that, some people find cheaper spirits more palatable when mixed: Vodka + orange juice Whisk(e)...
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How to choose spirits?

How to choose spirits? An in-depth spirit knowledge will help you a lot when making cocktails at home. Not all beginners would have this practical knowledge yet. So here is a short list of five (5) ...
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Examples of high value Scotches

Not a very fair question. Not all scotches are equal in flavor profile so comparing Lagavulin to glenlivet at any price is meaningless! Also, taste is personal. I cannot convince some folks that ...
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Examples of high value Scotches

Balvenie Doublewood is CHEAP and harsh, unless you get the 17 year but still harsh. If you want a REAL Single Malt Scotch that is not many 100's or 1000's of dollars try the Balvenie 21 Year Portwood. ...
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