Contact Us

World’s Most Expensive Cocktail Costs Almost $9,000! [VIDEO]

“Salvatore’s Legacy,” the world's most expensive cocktail.
YouTube

I’m an adult; and as such, I enjoy the occasional adult beverage.  Living in Fort Collins, I pretty much have to love beer; and trust me, I do.  I give spirits their fair shake as well, though (pun intended).  The fanciest I usually get in terms of cocktails is a Manhattan; but the cocktail in this story makes even the swankiest Manhattan look like a Shirley Temple.

The world’s most expensive cocktail has just been created in London, by a man named Salvatore Calabrese.  The cost: 5,500 pounds, or about $8,824, per glass!

…the cocktail named Salvatore’s Legacy, uses four ingredients, which mostly pre-date American Independence and the French Revolution: a 1778 Clos de Griffier Vieux Cognac (nearly the oldest in existence), a 1770 Kummel Liqueur, a circa 1860 Dubb Orange Curacao and two dashes of Angostura Bitters dating from around 1900.

[via ShortList Magazine.]

I hate to sound unsophisticated, but I have to wonder: does this drink even taste good?  I mean, some of these things don’t exactly have a long shelf-life, right?  So, is it expensive because it’s high quality, or just for expensive’s sake?  I know I’ll probably never get an answer, but I can always dream!

What’s the most unusual cocktail you’ve ever created; and also, was it good? Tell me about it in the comments section below!

NEXT: See other crazy Guinness World Records!

More From TRI 102.5

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://tri1025.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on TRI-102.5 – The Best Variety of Lite Rock Favorites quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on TRI-102.5 – The Best Variety of Lite Rock Favorites quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!