New Record Holder for Most Expensive Cocktail Costs $12,916

By Leah Bourne, The Vivant

The Most Expensive Cocktail There's a new record holder for the most expensive cocktail set by Australian bartender Joel Heffernan. The cocktail costs a staggering $12,916 (and we thought spending $25 on a drink was expensive).

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Heffernan, who works at Club 23 in Melbourne, named the cocktail the Winston for Winston Churchill, and it includes two nips of 1858 Croizet cognac (a bottle of which sells for $157,000), Grand Marnier Quintessence, Chartreuse Vieillissement Exceptionnellement Prolonge, Angostura Bitters, and chocolate nutmeg dust.

The previous record holder was London's Salvatore Calabrese's $8,835 cocktail-so this drink is quite the step up.

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