"I'm not only going to make the most expensive cocktail in the world but surely the world's oldest cocktail," Calabrese says in a video documenting the eponymous "Salvatore's Legacy" at the Playboy Club London. He notes that the ingredients used have a combined age of more than 700 years: "730 years of history," he says. "Truly a liquid history in a glass."
For the rest of us, sipping the concoction will cost a hefty $8,824.
ShortList Magazine explains that the four ingredients used to make the cocktail are hundreds of years old: a 1778 Clos de Griffier vieux cognac, a 1770 Kummel liqueur, a circa 1860 Dubb orange Curacao and two dashes of Angostura bitters dating from around 1900.
Calabrese surpassed the previous record holder, a high-end Old Fashioned made by the Skyview Bar in Dubai and worth a reported $6,054.30.
You can watch the full video of Calabrese creating the Luxury below:
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