How much is too much to pay for a drink? Whether it’s a 6-dollar craft beer or a bottle of wine up for auction, most people have limits to how much they will pay…but not everyone. There are some people who look at the average cocktail and think “this is good, but it needs more diamonds,” or who see a bottle of rum and thinks, “I want this encrusted in gold and gems.”
Others can only be satisfied by the rarest and most difficult-to-find alcohols in the world. All these come with price tags that are not so much prohibitive as they are astronomical. Here are the most expensive drinks in the world, and just why you probably can’t afford them.