Legitimately Lavish Libation: The Winston Cocktail at Club 23
There are a lot of cocktails out there masquerading as the most expensive in the world. At Billionaire Luxury, it takes more than a basic cocktail with a rare gem at the bottom of the glass to win the title of world’s most expensive. Club 23 of Melbourne, Australia accomplishes this feat with the Winston—a $12,500 cocktail made with two jiggers 1858 Croizet Cognac.
To put this cognac into perspective: President Abraham Lincoln took office in 1861. It is no surprise the cognac runs $6,000 a shot at Club 23.
What’s in the world’s most expensive cocktail?
- Croizet Cognac more than a century old
- Grand Marnier Quintessence
- Chartreuse Viellissement Exceptionnellement Prolongé
- Angostura bitters
- Chocolate and nutmeg
- Pulled-sugar garnish
- Mist of citrus and spice-infused dry ice essence
If you’re in the mood to splurge on a rare cocktail experience, you better hurry. Not only does the Winston take a couple days to prepare; Club 23 won’t be offering the extravagant drink for long.