Alcoholic drinks are a great form of luxury for many people. While different kinds of liquors are a part of various cultures, alcohol is also frowned upon by many. But, for those who find pleasure in drinking, several brands make available their liquors in unique bottles. While some of these bottles are beautiful, like a piece of art, others are downright weird. So let us take a look at some Unique Liquor Bottles.
Unique Liquor Bottles – Creative Alcohol Bottle Designs
1. Crystal Head Vodka
The Crystal Head Vodka, manufactured by Globefill Inc. in Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada, is an addictive-free vodka, which comes in a clear glass bottle, uniquely shaped in the form of a human skull with wooden closure, designed by artist John Alexander and manufactured by Milan’s glass-manufacturer Bruni Glass. The vodka was conceived of and founded by actor Dan Aykroyd in 2007.
2. Khukri Rum
To mark the Coronation of His Royal Highness Shri Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev in 1974, The Coronation Khukri XXX Rum was introduced is a specially developed bottle shaped like a Nepalese dagger or Khukri. While the rum itself is said to be the Taste of Himalayas, the bottle embodies Nepalese culture. The bottle has to be manufactured by hand, individually, and it has a rough finish.
3. Bombay Sapphire Revelation Collection
Bombay Sapphire is a 1978 gin brand owned by Bacardi. In 2008, a special edition called the Revelation Collection was launched in a bottle of hand-cut crystal and adorned with diamonds and sapphires, as designed by Karim Rashid. Its proceeds go to the Smile Train charity. Jewel Line’s Precious Vodka bottle looks a lot like Revelation, though it is much less expensive than Revelation.
4. Kalashnikov Vodka AK 47 Bottle
Kalashnikov is a 1900-established Russian brand, named after General Mikhail Kalashnikov, which produces a special edition in a bottle shaped like Kalashnikov AK 47, produced in Glazov Distillery. While there are several other liquor bottles shaped like a gun and adding a new dimension to the idea of a ‘shot’, this one steals the prize, with its delivery in original cardboard Kalashnikov cover.
5. Jack Daniel’s Chess Set
The Jack Daniel’s brand of whiskey has a special edition called the Jack Daniel’s Lynchburg Chess Set. This is a unique and exclusive product. The pieces are highly-detailed, sculpted and painted, and are very interesting, with Jack serving as the King, while the pawns are Black Label bottles. As the chess board, a wood board of high quality and the company’s logo works as a carrying case for the pieces.
6. Medea Vodka Programmable Liquor Bottle
Medea Vodka claims to have an 18th century technique of producing its vodka, but many do not find the taste appealing. However, the bottles of the Medea Custom LED Message Vodka makes up for the taste. Nothing screams ‘Party!’ more than a programmable bottle which has a purple-blue LED sticker, with which it is possible to save up to six holiday messages, each of being of 255 characters.
7. Absolut Disco
Absolut is the third largest vodka brand, since 1879. It has a long reputation of selling its liquors in bottles that are creatively and innovatively designed. One of its most imaginative bottles was that of the Absolut Disco, launched in 2007, as a part of a winter campaign. The gift pack can be customized, while the bottle can be hung from its integrated loop like a mirror ball, setting the mood for party.
8. Bong Spirit Vodka
The Bong Spirit Vodka is a super-premium brand of vodka, and as the name suggests, it is sold in a bottle that is shaped like a bong. It is manufactured by Bong Spirit Imports, LLC. Originated in Holland, it was conceptualized by artist Jimi Beach in the year 2005, and is considered a product that redefines both the spirit and art world. Interestingly, it is also possible to make decent bong out of it.
9. Milagro Romance Tequila
Milagro is known for is tequila and its exceptionally beautiful bottles. The Milagro Romance Tequila is a unique tequila that comes in in a bottle that not only looks strange and beautiful but also provides a new kind of drinking experience. It is a unique multi-chamber bottle, with the inner suspended chambers holding Anejo of years of maturity, while the outer chamber holds Reposado.
10. The End of History
The End of Times was manufactured by the Scottish brewery named BrewDog, founded in 2007. This 55% beer derives its name from the work of Francis Fukuyama, who called democracy the end of political evolution, and hence history. Similarly, this beer is the last high abv beer by BewDog, from the edge of their boundary. These came in weird bottles inside stuffed stoat, squirrel or hare.
There are hundreds of other unique liquor bottles that catch the eye and are worth having a place in the closet of any collector. Even though many of them are quite strange, a lot of them are genuinely beautiful, and can make the owner proud of them, as they sit pretty in the bar cabinet. Indeed, the bottles do a great job, making up for the harmful effects of alcohol, and they convincingly make way into the treasure of many collectors.