Among all the alcoholic beverages, beer is the most consumed alcohol. It is produced by the fermentation of starch and fruits such as grapes and apples. As compared to other alcoholic beverages, beer is a cheaper option. However, there are still several varieties and brand of beer that are considered to be highly expensive. Listed below are the top 10 most expensive beers in the world in 2016.
10. Blue Ribbon
In year 1844, US Blue Ribbon brand was upgraded to Blue Ribbon by the Chinese Pabst. A single bottle of 720 ml costs around $44 USD making it one of the expensive beer brands available in the market.
9. TutanKhamun Ale
According to the reports, the first limited edition bottle of TutanKhamun Ale produced by Cambridge researcher and Scottish breweries was sold at the cost of$7,686. It is considered to be one of the exotic beer brands available in the market. During the Egyptian expedition, the brewery of Queen Nefertiti was found which indicated the traces of beer residue prepared three millennium years ago. The old recipe was used to produce the exclusive beer brand. A single bottle of 500 ml costs $75.
8. Sink the Bismarck
The brand Sink the Bismarck was produced by the Scottish brewery. It is known for coining wacky names for its brand. Sink the Bismarck was the first beer brand launched by the Scottish brewery in 2010. A single bottle of 375 ml costs $80.
7. Ambassador Reserve by Crown
It is one of the expensive beer brands available in the market. Ambassador Reserve by Crown is prepared after keeping it in French Oak barrel for a year. Since 2008, the brand has sold only four batches. There were 80,000 bottles in a single batch. A full bottle of Ambassador Reserve by Crown was sold at $90.
6. Space Barley
In year 2006, the brand Space Barley was produced by a Japanese brewery known as Sapporo with the help of a Russian Scientist. A batch of six small bottles is sold at $110 in market. The name of the beer was kept space barley because the barley seeds used to produce the beer was kept in International Space station for five months.