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Mixologist Makes World’s Most Expensive Cocktail — Price: $8,850

on 12/10/12 at 1:17 pm

Booze News

We’ve had no shortage of expensive cocktails in the past, but the newest, record-breaking cocktail will make you drool. Behold the Salvatore’s Legacy cocktail, a £5,500 ($8,850) drink that is making mixology enthusiasts across the globe absinthe-green with envy.

What’s in the drink? The Spirits Business reports that it’s a mix of 1788 Clos de Griffier Vieux Cognac (yes, you read that year right), Kummel Liqueur, 1860 Dubb Orange Curacao, and two dashes of Angostura bitters from the 1900s. That is one ancient cocktail — that cognac dates from the year the English first settle Australia; that liqueur was distilled on the eve of the Civil War.