The $10,000 Diamond is Forever Martini
We thought $15 for a cocktail was expensive, but that's actually a bargain. Around the world there are a number of bars that are charging thousands of dollars for a drink. Seriously; this is no April Fool's Day joke.
But these are no ordinary Gin & Tonics. Instead, these concoctions call for a range of exotic ingredients, including spirits that date back to the American Revolution and real gemstones. (Here we thought a flamed orange peel was fancy!) Of course, these truly deluxe creations are more than just a beverage: They're a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you (and your accountant) will certainly never forget.
So whether you're in the market or just merely curious, here are five of the most expensive cocktails in the world.