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Human body parts in a cocktail?

It is a question that seems to come out of The Twilight Zone.

Up in the Yukon (Canada) there existed (exists) a cocktail made with a real severed human toe called The Sour Toe Cocktail.

It's like a Halloween cocktail just came to life and a sordid life at that!

My question is: Do other drinks or cocktails exist or have existed with other real human body parts?

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    Seriously?! Ken you always struck me as being one of the more sane members here - blimey, have you gone to the 'dark side'?!!!!! (Joking) – dougal 5.0.0 Nov 11 '18 at 6:14
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    @dougal5.0.0 You have no idea. – Ken Graham Nov 12 '18 at 14:54
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Unless you count Body Shots, then it would seem the answer to this question is a firm no.

But, there are cases of body parts being used in cocktails - fortunately, of other animal species. This article references an octopus tentacle used as a garnish, as well as another that uses Sea Urchin gonads... The article also references the Sour Toe cocktail.

I have also heard of using rooster feathers as a garnish to make a "Cock's Tail cocktail" but, I can't find a reference to that anywhere... Finally, this article details a pig's blood cocktail made in the UK.

It seems that, for now, the Sour Toe is a one-of-a-kind... Honestly, I myself would prefer that things stay this way (barf ;)

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