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This week’s question concerns alcohol. What is the most expensive drink served on the Strip?
Well, in a town all about excess, this first one is quite fitting.
- Ono Champagne Cocktail, Wynn’s XS Nightclub, $10,000
The cocktail includes $500 Charles Heidsieck 1981 Champagne Charlie, Rémy Martin Louis XVIII Black Pearl cognac, Sence Rose Nectar, aprioct puree and orange juice.
“The drink was designed with men and women in mind, so the Ono also comes with a set of cufflinks and a gold, diamond and pearl necklace,” XS General Manager Yannick Mugnier told eater.com.
- The Five Star, Wynn’s XS Nightclub, $5,000
For a limited time only, this drink is a blend of Louis XIII Rare Cask 42.6, Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve 23-year, Martini Gran Lusso 150th Anniversary Vermouth, D.O.M. Benedictine “Black Monk” 500th Anniversary Edition, Peychaud’s Bitters, Angostura Bitters and garnished with flamed orange oils.
“The Five Star, priced at $5,000, is in celebration of the venue’s five year anniversary. The drink will only be available in 2014 in honor of the landmark celebration,” Tamara Sewell of XS public relations said.
- Ménage a Trois, Wynn’s Tryst Nightclub, $3,000
This cocktail is a mix of Cristal Rose champagne, Hennessey Ellipse and 150-year-old Grand Marnier.
“Served with 23-karat gold flakes and liquid gold syrup,” Wynn social writes.
- High Limit Kir Royale, MGM’s Teatro Euro Bar, $2,200
This drink consists of Louis Roedererr Cristal Rose champagne, Hardy Perfection cognac, Grand Marnier Cent Cinquantenaire and raspberries.
“This $2,200 libation is only available at The Teatro Euro Bar,” Mrs. Glitterati writes.
- The Macallan 1950, Hakkasan, $700-1,300
This is a pricey, “super rare” single malt whisky.
”52-year-old rich citrus lemon with peat smoke and hints of spice and wood,” the Wisky Exchange writes.
- One in a Hundred Cocktail, Bellagio, $400
The cheapest drink on the list is a mix of a rare Johnnie Walker 1800, Sweet Vermouth, Whisky Barrel Aged Bitters and a Maraschino cherry according to Business Insider.
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