Ultimate Alcohol abuse: man breaks 244 year old bottle of Cognac

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  1. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    and it was worth a whopping $77,716 ! and here is the real kicker the owner did not make the klutz pay for it.

    Id be crying if it had been mine.

    $77,615 Bottle Of 224-Year-Old Cognac Shattered By Clumsy Customer

    also the owner's epic two part tweet :

     
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    Where did he keep the bottle?

    I would have to make him pay for it.
    Of course, I would have had it in a better location so this would not have happened. ;) 

    On the door and at the register: You break it, you bought it. Have a nice day. ;) 
     
  3. transtrekkie

    transtrekkie On the level.

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    The question I always want to ask is "To who?" Then, find that person and sell it to them.
     
  4. Kevin XI

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    LOL!:lol 
    You're all right.
     
  5. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    I agree with you 100% i can think of a whole host of things id rather spend $77k on than a bottle of liquor.
     
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    Accidents happen, I moreso believe the store owner forgave the dude because he was a regular customer who just dropped 10,000 pounds on two glasses of brandy.
     
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    The gentleman had ordered 2 glasses of wine from it. He then asked if he could see the bottle. While getting up (I presume) he bumped wherever they had put the bottle after they poured his glasses and it fell and broke.

    And like others have said. It's not like this guy was hurting for $$$. Each of those glasses of wine he was ordering was ~$7800 a piece.
     
  8. Aernaroth

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    "You just broke a 77 thousand dollar bottle of brandy."

    "Oh... oh god... I... I need a drink..."

    "Well, I'd get you one, but..." *points to broken bottle*
     
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    It's just a little dirty from the floor. It's still good, it's still good.
     
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    But, wait... if the bottle had been opened and partially consumed, how was it still worth 77k?

    *can't break free of MISB collector mentality*
     
  11. transtrekkie

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    Oh. Well apparently he WAS the guy willing to spend that much on it.

    This reminds me of that episode of Pawn Stars where the guy had the room full of Transformers and wanted 20k for them. Now, to me it would be worth it because I know how to unload them for like twice that. But to Rick and Chumley they definitely would not be worth that much because they would have to find someone willing to give them that and I don't think they have those connections.

    :lol 
     
  12. Wrecker217

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    "It's... it's okay... I'll just lick the floor...."
     
  13. Aernaroth

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    I would be right down there with you, man.

    I mean shit, this stuff was like Napoleon Brady... THAT COULD HAVE BEEN SERVED TO ACTUAL NAPOLEON.
     
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    Barney Gumble Aprooved. :thumb 
     
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    Well it's his own darn fault for letting customers handle it. Put something like that in a safe or behind tempered glass!
     
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    man will statred fighting with other men
     
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    man has always start fighted with other men. from time before time.


    The booze does make it easier though.
     
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    Lick it. Lick that floor dry. :lol 
     
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    I had some 30 year old stuff back in 2010 at an election victory party. He won by a landslide 10 votes. It had an interesting flavor. I can just imagine how that would have tasted. Sad story indeed.
     
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