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What's the most you've spent on one bottle of booze? (Read 407 times)


The voice of mile 18

    just reading reviews of some "bargain" wines under $150 and can't imagine spending that much one single bottle of wine except for the one occassion where I bought a bottle of dom perignon (spell?) for a friend who finally completed his doctorate after many, many, many years. think my limits is $30-40 for a christmas gift bottle of scotch for good friends nothing over $20 for wine

     Tri Rule #1 of Triathlon Training/Racing - If Momma ain't happy nobody is happy 


    Princess Cancer Pants

      did had a bottle of Talisker Scotch...I think that might be the most expensive beverage we've ever had. Wait, I think maybe that was his folks' bottle. Hmmm...maybe the Glenlivet, then.

      '17 Goals:

      • Chemo

      • Chemo-Radiation

      • Surgery

      • Return to kicking my own ass by 2018

       

      She was not strong. She was valiant. Radiant. Brave and broken. The beauty she discovered in the aftermath was unparalleled to anything she had known before, because it had come at such a cost.

      ~ Unknown


      I've got a fever...

        Wait, I think maybe that was his folks' bottle.
        The best expensive booze is the kind that belongs to someone else.

        On your deathbed, you won't wish that you'd spent more time at the office.  But you will wish that you'd spent more time running.  Because if you had, you wouldn't be on your deathbed.


        Princess Cancer Pants

          The best expensive booze is the kind that belongs to someone else.
          Yes...especially if they share. Big grin

          '17 Goals:

          • Chemo

          • Chemo-Radiation

          • Surgery

          • Return to kicking my own ass by 2018

           

          She was not strong. She was valiant. Radiant. Brave and broken. The beauty she discovered in the aftermath was unparalleled to anything she had known before, because it had come at such a cost.

          ~ Unknown


          All business

            The best expensive booze is the kind that belongs to someone else.
            Oh man, i had a few nips of my buddy's Johnny Walker Blue ($100/bottle at the duty free in San Diego). Delicious. Coincidentally, (though it's not booze per se) i finallly tasted the Dogfish 120 last night (20% abv). http://www.bov.ch/labels/USA/usa-dogfish-head-120-minute-imperial-ipa.jpg I got a bottle at Sam's Liquor for $10 (12 oz bottle). It was hoppy to say the least. Definitely drinkable, but too strong to want more than "on occation". Probably the most i've ever paid for a beer, but worth a try.

            "If trees could scream, would we be so cavalier about cutting them down? We might, if they screamed all the time, for no good reason." J. Handy


            Princess Cancer Pants

              Coincidentally, (though it's not booze per se) i finallly tasted the Dogfish 120 last night (20% abv). http://www.bov.ch/labels/USA/usa-dogfish-head-120-minute-imperial-ipa.jpg I got a bottle at Sam's Liquor for $10 (12 oz bottle). It was hoppy to say the least. Definitely drinkable, but too strong to want more than "on occation". Probably the most i've ever paid for a beer, but worth a try.
              I really like the 90 Minute...not sure that I'd want to spend more for the 120. I have a feeling I wouldn't like it as well. My brother likes it, but he's a serious hop-aholic.

              '17 Goals:

              • Chemo

              • Chemo-Radiation

              • Surgery

              • Return to kicking my own ass by 2018

               

              She was not strong. She was valiant. Radiant. Brave and broken. The beauty she discovered in the aftermath was unparalleled to anything she had known before, because it had come at such a cost.

              ~ Unknown

                I have had a 1986 Chateau Margaux (Bordeaux), a 1990 Chateau Montrose and a Hermitage La Chapelle Paul Jaboulet 1985 - the most expensive being about $1,400 CAD in a restaurant, the least about $450. Not that I was paying...
                  I was once given a bottle of Petrus Pomerol. About a decade ago. Think it was then priced @ $200 in PA. Age unsure, but I have the bottle, so I can check and update (keeping bottle to dupe idiots someday.) Couldn't believe wine was so spendy. T'was good. Worth that much? No. But, t'was good, very good. Generally, my big splurge is on a birthday Scotch, at @ $60ish. Lasts a long time.


                  Queen of 3rd Place

                    Almost as good as a friend buying is appreciation! I have had two vintage ports that were about $25 when I bought them and hundreds when I consumed them. Cool Arla

                    Ex runner

                      The best expensive booze is the kind that belongs to someone else.
                      We have a guy at work who lives < 2 miles from the office. he built a very nice bar in his basement. i have yet to see a restaurant bar stocked as well. he has his bar meticulously organized by type of liquor, down to scotch, irish, bourbon, etc... he always has a bottle of glenlivet, absinthe, a bunch of wacky liquours... me, personally, $25 on my own, $75 at a restaurant. why oh why has trent not weighed in on this thread? :-? 2="" miles="" from="" the="" office.="" he="" built="" a="" very="" nice="" bar="" in="" his="" basement.="" i="" have="" yet="" to="" see="" a="" restaurant="" bar="" stocked="" as="" well.="" he="" has="" his="" bar="" meticulously="" organized="" by="" type="" of="" liquor,="" down="" to="" scotch,="" irish,="" bourbon,="" etc...="" he="" always="" has="" a="" bottle="" of="" glenlivet,="" absinthe,="" a="" bunch="" of="" wacky="" liquours...="" me,="" personally,="" $25="" on="" my="" own,="" $75="" at="" a="" restaurant.="" why="" oh="" why="" has="" trent="" not="" weighed="" in="" on="" this="" thread?="" :-?=""></ 2 miles from the office. he built a very nice bar in his basement. i have yet to see a restaurant bar stocked as well. he has his bar meticulously organized by type of liquor, down to scotch, irish, bourbon, etc... he always has a bottle of glenlivet, absinthe, a bunch of wacky liquours... me, personally, $25 on my own, $75 at a restaurant. why oh why has trent not weighed in on this thread? :-? >


                      Go Pre!

                        Spent $15 eac on a few shots of tequila at the Coyote Grill in Phoenix AZ. Top price there is over $100 per shot on some aged rare tequila. yikes.


                        Princess Cancer Pants

                          absinthe
                          That's something I've long been curious to try. I have no idea where I'd even find it. I'm guessing it ain't cheap, either.

                          '17 Goals:

                          • Chemo

                          • Chemo-Radiation

                          • Surgery

                          • Return to kicking my own ass by 2018

                           

                          She was not strong. She was valiant. Radiant. Brave and broken. The beauty she discovered in the aftermath was unparalleled to anything she had known before, because it had come at such a cost.

                          ~ Unknown

                            That's something I've long been curious to try. I have no idea where I'd even find it. I'm guessing it ain't cheap, either.
                            I didn't see what all the fuss is about.


                            Princess Cancer Pants

                              I didn't see what all the fuss is about.
                              It doesn't taste very good, does it? So you didn't see green fairies or whatever...? Tongue

                              '17 Goals:

                              • Chemo

                              • Chemo-Radiation

                              • Surgery

                              • Return to kicking my own ass by 2018

                               

                              She was not strong. She was valiant. Radiant. Brave and broken. The beauty she discovered in the aftermath was unparalleled to anything she had known before, because it had come at such a cost.

                              ~ Unknown


                              The voice of mile 18

                                I want to try this too - looks interesting but sadly no green fairies: http://slatev.com/player.html?id=1657909714

                                 Tri Rule #1 of Triathlon Training/Racing - If Momma ain't happy nobody is happy 

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