Getting satisfaction, at $6,300 a bottle
To mark the occasion, Suntory Liquors of Japan is creating a special-edition whiskey to mark the occasion.
There should be little problem identifying the bottle, shaped in the form of the Rolling Stones' tongue and lips emblem.
Six whiskies -- with each selected from a significant time in the band's history -- are being used to create the spirit. Production was limited to a mere 150 bottles, priced at $6,300 each.
A 1962 Yamazaki represents the year the band was formed. A 1971 whiskey pays tribute to the introduction of the tongue and lips logo. A 1972 Yamazaki malt will mark the year of release of the album “Exile on Main St.” The other whiskies will be a Hakushu malt and a Chita grain, both from 1990, when the Stones made their first trip to Japan.
The limited edition will go on sale this week.
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Posted by William M. Dowd at 6:08 AM