Portland. Suburbs. Early monday morning: 3:15 a.m.

A man walks over the street, an old woman is talking a walk with her dog. The man stops at a crossing, then goes on. Finally he arrives a liquor store – that’s where he wants to be.

The Classy Thief

His goal: Sipping a $ 2 300 Louis XIII Cognac from the house of Rémy Martin, on monday evening, relaxed in front of his fireplace. So the man puts on his mask, moves quickly, smashes the window of the store. He walks off with the bottle.

The police knows that the man has good taste. “He knew exactly what he was after”.

The robbing Connoisseur also took 11 other cognacs, of course some cheaper – and 12 packs of menthol cigarettes. Menthol cigarettes and Louis XIII? Let’s hope he is not having that at the same time, that would be the real sin.

Source: Reuters

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Max is a spirits expert and speaker, into marketing, technology, startups, and business development. He’s also a farmer. He likes tools and machines, Game of Thrones, and Better Call Saul. Included in his Top 10 Cognacs are the Audry XO and Bache Gabrielsen 1973. Max founded Cognac Expert in 2010 at his family’s estate in Poullignac, in the Cognac region, France. Started as a blog, today Cognac Expert is the world’s largest website about all things Cognac, a blog, and a specialized online shop featuring 800+ different Cognac bottles.

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    If I was a thief I would steal a better cognac, like Delamain XO at 1/10th the price. Louis XIII is no less than a ripoff. So who is the biggest thief? However, the bottle is nice.

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