Sat. Jul 13th, 2024

The demand for bourbon remains high across the world. This has made bourbon expensive, and exceptionally so for vintage and limited editions. Here is a list of the 15 most expensive bourbons according to mashed.com, a lifestyle website.

15. Old Rip Van Winkle Handmade Family Reserve 16-Year-Old

14. Double Eagle Very Rare

13. Willett Family Estate Bottled Single-Barrel 21 Year Old

12. Buffalo Trace O.F.C. 1994

11. A.H. Hirsch Reserve Straight Bourbon 16-Year Old

10. Black Maple Hill 16-Year-Old Premium Small Batch Bourbon

9. John E. Fitzgerald Very Special Reserve

8. E.H. Taylor, Jr. Old Fashioned Sour Mash

7. E.H. Taylor, Jr. Warehouse C Tornado Surviving

6. Parker’s Heritage Collection 2nd Edition Small Batch Bourbon 27-Year Old

5. Michter’s Celebration Sour Mash 2019

4. Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve 23 Year

3. The Last Drop 1980 Buffalo Trace Bourbon Whiskey

2. Michter’s 25 Year Kentucky Straight Bourbon

1. Old Rip Van Winkle 25 Year Old

  • This bourbon is the most expensive in the world as of 2021. The bourbon was distilled in 1989 at Stitzel-Weller Distillery, moved to Buffalo Trace Distillery in      2002, and then later moved from barrels to stainless steel tanks in 2014. The latter of these moves was to ensure it didn’t over-age. The original retail price was $1,800.00 and now can be found on certain bourbon seller’s websites for over $53,000.00

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