Spirited Away: Comparing seven popular categories

Chances are, you wouldn’t pay $3.5 million for a diamond-encrusted bottle of tequila or even $7,200 for a bear-shaped flagon of vodka. However, there are rare liquors worth seeking out and showing off—and those worth sharing with pride. The chart below, sourced from numerous experts, makes that distinction in seven popular categories of spirits. It omits prices, which can range widely, depending on the retailer and source. Premium single-malt scotches generally cost more than their bourbon counterparts, but both run higher than vodkas, gins and tequilas.

Comparing Bourbon, Gin, Rum, Scotch, Tequila, Vodka, Whiskey
The above chart compares categories of Bourbon, Gin, Rum, Scotch, Tequila, Vodka, Whiskey

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