If you think $14 cocktails at high-end speakeasies and $20 drinks at hotel bars are already too rich, hold on to your bar stool: Patrón has gone above and beyond with the most luxurious margarita in the world that has been created exclusively at The London Hotel in New York City. Priced at $1,200 per cocktail, this “The NYC Billionaire Margarita,” is made from exclusive Patrón en Lalique Serie 1, a blend of the oldest and rarest Patron tequilas which goes for $7,500 per limited edition bottle. It contains 1.5 oz of this special series. Other ingridients are also first class such as 1 oz Rémy Martin Louis XIII; .5 oz Organic Blue Agave Nectar; .5 oz Fresh Organic Key Lime Juice;.5 oz Fresh Organic Meyer Lemon Juice and 10 Dashes House-Made Cara Cara Sour Bitters.
If you have them, you can try to recreate the cocktail at home. Just put all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake with ice to chill. Strain into a chilled cocktail coupe and garnish with a fresh lime wedge. Or,if $1,200 isn’t burning a hole in your pocket, head to The London Hotel in New York City and enjoy in it.
However, the most expensive cocktail was sold for £8,583 ($12,970) and was made by Joel Heffernan (Australia), at Club 23, Melbourne, Australia, on 7 February 2013.
Called ‘the Winston’, the cocktail contained 60ml of Croizet’s 1858 ‘Cuvee Leonie’ cognac. This cognac is also the Guinness World Records title holder of the most expensive cognac sold at auction.