Gone are the days when top shelf spirits made drinking interesting. If a cocktail isn't on fire, afog with liquid nitrogen, mixed with long-forgotten bitters or garnished with misplaced kitchen ingredients, what's the point? So here are ten of the most unusual cocktail components in town, ranging from the obscure to the pickled to the invisible. Who knows where mixology will go from here, so enjoy these drinks before they're replaced by something even more bizarre. And happy Cocktail Week.
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