Jaws dropped across the blogosphere this week as Las Vegas’s Light Nightclub announced the addition of two drinks to its menu: the City of Lights and the My Cherry Amour, clocking in at $1,500 and $2,000, respectively. Though it’s obviously a bit of a (successful) publicity stunt—even the highest of high rollers knows two grand for a cocktail that’ll be gone in ten minutes is a terrible investment—the drinks aren’t the first to break into the quadruple digits. In fact, they’re about $10,000 from being the world’s most expensive mixed drink, and they’ve got plenty of company in the $1,000-a-pop range.

Click through for a survey of the world’s priciest cocktails, complete with explanations of what makes them so mind-bogglingly expensive.