Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Cheap Guy Tip #137
You'd be surprised how much variation there is in the fill level of a booze bottle. Sure, if you're talking about mega-corp giant distillers, every bottle is depressingly the same. But boutique bottlers, like the distilleries that make fine single malt scotch or local premium hootch like Tito's or Dripping Spring vodka here in Austin, aren't that consistent. Fill levels between bottles can vary by as much as a full shot.
One 750ml bottle of scotch is good for 15 shots. At $75/bottle that figures out to $5 a pop. So do yourself a favor. The next time you're buying a bottle of boutique booze, pick the one that's the fullest and you might get 16 shots. Why not buy yourself a $5 drink?
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