New World Record Set for Most Expensive Cocktail

Australian bartender Joel Heffernan has concocted something so ridiculous that it costs nearly $13,000 for just one glass.
By: Lawrence Bonk

Today in ridiculously priced consumables comes a new contender for the most expensive cocktail ever mixed. Australian bartender Joel Heffernan has concocted something so ridiculous that it costs nearly $13,000 for just one glass.

What’s in this monstrosity? Two nips of an 1858 Croizet cognac, some Grand Marnier Quintessence, Chartreuse Vieillissement Exceptionnellement Prolonge, a smidgen of Angostura Bitters and some chocolate nutmeg dust just for the heck of it. Sure the price tag is off the wall, but the cognac alone costs $157,000 per bottle. Also, the ingredients of this drink have so many syllables that it just has to be worth it.

This cocktail is so luxurious and expensive that it has just smashed the previous record for world’s most expensive drink, which was a paltry $9,000 for a glass. Nine thousand bucks?! Please, you can only buy a pretty decent car for that much.

Keep Reading

Next Up

The World's Most Expensive Cocktail

A world-renowned mixologist has just created a drink that costs $8,500.

The World's Most Expensive Food or How to Blow Your Tax Return in One Bite

View photos of some of the most expensive food money can buy.

The World's Most Creative Sushi Creations

What raw fish lacks in warmth, it more than makes up for in creative spectacle.

The World's Most Unique Religious-Themed Restaurants

Here are eight theme restaurants from around the world that could kick your faith, and hunger, into high gear.

The Most Popular Birthday Food From Around the World

Who doesn't love celebrating their birthday? In the States we're used to cake, but did you know that in Nepal they celebrate with a little rice and yogurt that they smear on your forehead for good luck?

On TV

Pizza Masters

7:30am | 6:30c

Pizza Masters

8:30am | 7:30c

Sugar Showdown

9:30am | 8:30c

Sugar Showdown

10:30am | 9:30c

Unique Sweets

11am | 10c

Unique Sweets

11:30am | 10:30c

Unique Sweets

12pm | 11c

Unique Sweets

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unique Sweets

1pm | 12c

Unique Sweets

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

3:30pm | 2:30c

Choccywoccydoodah

4:30pm | 3:30c
7pm | 6c
On Tonight
On Tonight
8pm | 7c
9pm | 8c
10pm | 9c
11pm | 10c
12am | 11c
1am | 12c
2am | 1c
3am | 2c
What's Hot
What's Hot

The Best Thing I Ever Ate

New Episodes Sundays 8|7c

Pick a Side!

The Snackdown

In our new animated series, we debate the most-pressing food matters of our time, like is cereal a soup?

So Much Pretty Food Here