What’s the most expensive Scotch you’ve had?

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  1. tdreis45

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    What’s the most expensive Scotch you’ve had (single malt or blended) and was it worth the high price tag? How was it compared to lesser Scotches? Just curious…
     
  2. MtBaldy

    MtBaldy Obie Wan, RIP

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    Johnnie Walker Blue Label at >$200.00 a bottle. It's very good and probably the best blended scotch on the planet but it's not worth what you have to pay for it. My wife bought me a couple of bottles of it before I convinced her I could buy a nice single malt I would enjoy more for half or less what the JW Blue costs.
     

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    bennwj Command Sergeant Major (retired) Silver Member

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    I have it but have not tasted it yet.

    My wife bought me a bottle of Glenfiddich 30 Year Old when I was promoted to Sergeant Major. She said I can open it ONLY when I retire. I think it was $340

    I've thought about trying it, but I am pretty sure she bought it to try to convince me to retire. If I open it she will likely give me a couple of shots in the pecans:rofl:
     
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    I have a doc friend who loves McClelland's Single Malt Scotch; I don't think it's cheap.
     
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    A client bought me a couple of bottles of JW Blue. I really liked it. Then the same client gave me a glass of JW King George V. ($700) bottle. It was amazing! I would never spend that much on a drink, but the Blue just has never been the same since then.
     
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    bwphoto Lifetime Member

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    Blue Label here as well. Although for my money, JW Black is just as good. They're both blends however, and don't have that neat, clean taste of even a moderately priced single.
     
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    Chad Landry Cajunator® CLM

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    I've had JW Blue. It was in first class on a flight overseas. I think the round-trip airfare was around $9000, so I guess that's the most expensive scotch I've had.

    I won't spend over $100 for any bottle of booze, though, and I usually stay around the $50 to $60 range.
     
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    I forget the name but,
    One bottle cost me.
    job
    license, dui from scotch.
    four vehicles and one newspaper stand.
    six days in the pen.
    One very expensive lawyer.
    1 year of walking.
    2 illegitimate children from street walker ( before the newstand )
    1 police car rear seat and side window.

    That's it! :whistling: :wavey: :supergrin:
     
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    Definitely JW Blue Label. It was so nice.
    JW does tasting seminars in NYC every once in a while.
    Their seminar changed my entire outlook on JW products.
    It's free, you try all of their collection sans the REALLY expensive stuff, King George BL, or the Limited edition Blue Label ($3500 per bottle), and they include two mixed drinks with either black label or red label.

    Keep an eye out if they're in your neck of the woods. :D

    On a side note;
    Two weeks on a cruise from NYC to the Bahamas, we saw large bottles of Blue Label being sold tax & duty free for $140 on the boat.
    And Blue Label King George giant bottle was $350, and they included a hard laptop case with it. :D
    Wish we had THAT kind of spending money on the cruise.
     
  10. PuroMexicano

    PuroMexicano VIVA MEXICO !!!

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    A $60 dlls a glass Single Malt.

    It reminded me that even at that high price, I do not like scotch.
     
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    MacAllen Cask Strength - ~$65/bottle

    I don't do blended.
     
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    less than $50 is my budget preference...
     
  13. Glock-it-to-me

    Glock-it-to-me Catching liars

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    No scotch, but...
    I still have 1/3 of a bottle of 148.8 proof George T. Stagg bourbon. It's in the $250-$300 range.
     
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    I dont drink hard alcohol but about 40 years ago I was given a case of Glenlivet and a case of Glenfidditch and I still have them both. I have been schlepping them around the world all these years and they are still all intact. The cases are all dog eared now but the bottles look pristine except for a little wear on the paper labels.
    The bottles were marked 20 or 30 years old ( I dont remember which) when I got them but I understand the liquid doesnt age anymore after its bottled.

    I guess Im "saving" them all for my eventual wake. Im sure everyone will enjoy them.