Roll Out the Barrel, Open Your Wallet Eric Asimov explains what kind of beer is worth $35 a bottle. Published Aug 10, 2009 8:00 AM Drink SHARE I am about to take your breath away. How do I know this? Because I felt as if the wind had been knocked out of me when I realized that in the middle of a deep recession I am recommending a beer that costs $35 a bottle. MORE TO READ RELATED How To Open Champagne Like A Swashbuckling Sommelier Grab an ice-cold bottle of bubbles and your favorite sword and you’re in business. READ NOW RELATED Ringing in Nowruz—Napa Valley-Style A California winemaker’s story of heritage, craft, and celebration for the Persian New Year. RELATED Reviving the Lost Art of Ireland’s Small Batch Whiskey Bonding Traditions Craft distillers and blenders are reimagining their island’s famed spirit.