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29 Jan 2020
1:42 pm

WATCH: Why this cocktail costs R73,000

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The Baccarat Hotel in New York City has an ultraexclusive bar known for serving incredibly expensive cocktails.

The L′Imperial cocktail. Picture: Baccarat Hotel New York

Its famous $5,000 (R73,000) cocktail features a 100-year-old Chartreuse, a gold-covered cherry, saffron, and more superluxurious ingredients.

But what is the real reason the drink costs a full $5,000?

Insider’s Emily Christian is on a mission to find out what makes this drink one of the priciest in New York City.

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