There are probably hundreds of thousands of cocktail recipes in the world. Among them there are very popular, and very exotic. And the most exclusive are singled out from the general series, which are famous for the same and their price.
Cocktails are an integral part of any party and social event, these drinks are offered at the awards ceremony and made for a romantic homecoming. In any self-respecting restaurant, bar or hotel there is a cocktail card.
This allows tourists and travelers not only to appreciate the architectural beauties of the country, but also to enjoy local drinks while touching the culinary side. Below, we will tell you about the 10 most exclusive, and therefore expensive, cocktails of the world.
, worth $ 100. Such a drink offers the London hotel Rocco Forte’s Browns Hotel. The exotic cocktail consists of chocolate liqueur and martini, and its highlight is a truffle soaked before serving in vodka for two days.
, worth 515 dollars. This cocktail can still be tasted at the Hemingway bar of the Ritz Hotel in Paris, but soon it will be impossible. The reason is that the composition of the drink, in addition to the Cointreau liqueur and lemon juice, includes a very rare cognac “1830 Ritz Reserve”, which in the world there are only a few bottles. Such a unique brandy gives a variety of grapes, from which it is made. Berries for the production of a rare beverage were collected even before the invasion of the phylloxera, which destroyed many vineyards in France in the 60s of the XIX century.
, worth 550 dollars. The main part of this delicious cocktail is Hennessy cognac, Dom Perignon champagne and Crème deMure blackberry liqueur. A refined drink is available only in the London club Umbaba. The cocktail was coined by the local bartender Jail André, and he was inspired by the regular visitors of the club – young bankers. They just once became bored to celebrate their millionth bonus bonuses with a traditional bottle of Cristal. To make the cocktail even more spicy, lemon juice, flesh of lychee fruit and a special extract from the bark of the African tree of Yohimbe, which is widely known as a natural aphrodisiac, are added there. This drink, a masterpiece is served in a crystal glass, the tube is made of 24-carat white gold according to the sketches of the famous jeweler Tom Binns.
High Roller Martini
, worth 1000 dollars. Gourmets can try this cocktail at the Las Vegas Capital Grille restaurant. However, the cost of a cocktail is not due to its unique ingredients or taste, but to other factors. First of all, half of the amount from the cost of the cocktail goes to charity, to the aid of the hungry. In addition, each cocktail is served with a ring-stitched ring. On this decoration there are even small diamonds.
Kentucky Derby’s Special Mint Julep
, worth 1000 dollars. What kind of jumps without elite, and what elite without cocktails? In the USA, on a yearly Kentucky Derby races, guests are invited to taste a branded drink consisting of brandy with water, sugar, ice and mint. So simple? However, the cocktail class is determined by the high quality class of all its components. So, exclusively using the collection of whiskey Woodford Reserv, mint leaves are taken specifically from Ireland, from Australia delivered sugar, and the cleanest ice – straight from the Bavarian Alps. Naturally, only a selected person can afford such a drink. For them, it is served in glasses with gilding and with silver tubules.
, worth 1400 dollars. This drink can be found in the five-star “Merchant Hotel” in Bulinsk. The basis of the cocktail is a rare Jamaican rum, of which there are no more than six bottles in the world.The hotel owners themselves say that a bottle of unique rum is stored in a local wine cellar under enhanced protection.
, worth 1500 dollars. This drink is, perhaps, the most exotic on our list. You can buy it in the New York restaurant Duvet Lounge. The cocktail includes the collection cognac L’Esprit de Courvoisier and the elite French champagne Ruinart. The drink has an exotic taste, thanks to passion fruit syrup, freshly squeezed lemon juice, wild honey and berries, as well as cane sugar. A special chic cocktail is given by a fresh orchid, which is decorated with each glass before serving.
, worth 3000 dollars. Sapphire Martini offers its guests a Mezz restaurant at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut. The high cost of the drink is due to its ingredients. The composition includes dry London gin Bombay Sapphire, liquor Blue Curacao and a couple drops of dry vermouth. And the appearance of the cocktail pretends to be perfect. It is served in a designer glass, whose border is strewn with blue sugar. The banal olive is replaced here with a silver pin with small earrings. On them, blue sapphires are framed with platinum.
, worth 4350 dollars. A diamond cocktail is served in the London bar Piano Bar. The exclusive drink includes the super-elite cognac Remy Martin Louis XII, which in itself costs $ 2,000 per bottle, vintage champagne Charles Heidsieck Vintage 2001. The barman will add three drops of beater to the cocktail and put a slice of sugar. Also the glass will be decorated with a diamond, depending on its size and the final price will be added. The simplest version includes a 0.6 carat diamond, and the maximum price of a cocktail can reach up to 9,000 dollars.
Martini On The Rock
, worth $ 10,000. The most expensive cocktail of the planet is undoubtedly the dream of many women. You can taste it at the bar of the historic Algonquin Hotel in New York. It is believed that the cocktail simply perfectly quenches thirst. However, the cocktail recipe is quite simple – in a glass with a classic cold Martini at the bottom put a diamond in a half carats. At the same time, bar staff about their desire to order such a drink is in advance, but a stone for your cocktail, everyone can choose independently.