Just when we thought we’ve seen it all, somebody decided it’d be a fun idea to throw motorcycle engine parts into alcohol and sell it for over $1,000. We wish we were kidding.

Dubbed “The Archaeologist,” each bottle of premium dry gin is flavored with a piece from one of three different Harley Davidson hogs: a 1939 Flathead, 1962 Panhead, or a 1947 Knucklehead.

Hamburg-based shop Ehinger Kraftrad is renowned for its collection of bikes and parts, but decided to preserve its abundance of hard-to-find motor bolts, nuts, and screws by sealing them and sticking them in booze. The website reads:

Like our bikes, ‘The Archaeologist’ is an outstanding piece of craftsmanship. Every time I make a find of rare bikes, I wonder how to use every single part – because they deserve to be preserved. That is where the idea for ‘The Archaeologist’ emerged: preserving the spirit of the old machines in an actual spirit and make it possible to experience the taste. Every detail of the packaging is a meticulous rendition of the packaging technology of the era in which the contained bike parts have originally been crafted.

For those salivating for steel, the creative libation is unfortunately sold out (the first batch was exclusive to loyal customers, with only a limited amount reserved for online sales). However, advanced orders can be placed online for anyone willing to shell out up to €1,100 (or $1,289) for a bottle.

While the motorcycle parts are said to have no effect on the drink’s taste, this obviously makes for a great collector’s item. If anything, it sounds like a less scary alternative to the snake and scorpion infused alcohols found in Southeast Asia. We’d certainly rather take a shot directly from a motorcycle’s engine than come into any sort of contact with a creepy reptile or poisonous insect. But that’s just us.

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