While the world bogs down in economic malaise and news people try to out Chicken-Little one another all is not lost. The super-rich keep right on keeping on. At least that's what Royal Salute hopes. Twenty-two bottles of a special blend have been created with scotch of at least 45 years age inside. Diamonds proliferate on the bottle and it will only set you back $220,000. You heard that right. It works out to nearly $9,000 an ounce.
If you're buying one, please don't rub it in the face of the help.