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Postby Rob Allanson » Tue Mar 17, 2009 11:50 am

Fans of Springbank Distillery in Campbeltown will have to move fast if they want to own a piece of distilling history.
Just one bottle remains on the open market from a batch distilled in 1919 after two were sold recently.
Only 24 of these bottles were ever produced, and the final bottle is commanding an impressive £50,000.
Once listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the most expensive bottle of whisky in the world, and with a retail price of £14,000, two of the remaining 3 bottles have been purchased by The World Whisky Index (http://www.worldwhiskyindex.com).
Based in The Netherlands, The World Whisky Index advises consumers on purchasing whisky, and particularly Single Malt Scotch Whiskies, as an investment.
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Re: One bottle left

Postby LeoDLion » Tue Mar 17, 2009 12:49 pm

I like to see a picture of a 50,000 GBP bottle of Springbank.
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Re: One bottle left

Postby slojo » Tue Mar 17, 2009 1:49 pm

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Re: One bottle left

Postby LeoDLion » Tue Mar 17, 2009 7:02 pm

Thanks slojo.

The vat alone is 15% of 50,000 = 7500 GBP.
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Postby slojo » Tue Mar 17, 2009 7:05 pm

Amazing...the VAT alone would probably buy you a set of Black Bowmores!
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