Blog: Olly WehringMine's bigger than your's

Olly Wehring | 7 September 2009

Check this bruiser out. This, according to Tomintoul Distillery, is the world's largest bottle of whisky.

Two of the residents of the Scottish village of Tomintoul commissioned the project earlier this year, with the bottle – which contains 105.3 litres of Tomintoul Speyside Glenlivet Single Malt Scotch whisky aged 14 years – being specially manufactured in Germany.

It took 150 bottles to fill the bottle, which weighed 164kg when full and stands just under 5ft tall.

And, at around GBP35 (US$58) per 70cl bottle, that works out at... Oh, it's Monday. You work it out.

You can read the full story here.


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