10 of the world’s most expensive beers10th March, 2014 by Lauren Eads
Usually it’s fine wines and Champagnes which hit the headlines for their high cost, but as this list proves beer can also pack a pricey punch.
From beer produced according to an ancient recipe uncovered in an Egyptian Queen’s tomb, to a beer produced with Antarctic ice, there are all manner of unusual beers to have collectors racing for their wallets.
Judging from this list the main factors contributing to a costly brew is its exclusivity and unique selling points which will make a brew stand out from the crowd.
Take BrewDog’s End of History beer of which just 11 bottles were produced, or Sapporo’s unique Space Brew. As such many of these beers are now only available to the determined collector.
All beers are arranged irrespective of size, and instead based on single bottle value.
Scroll through to see some of the world’s most expensive bottles of beer…