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Move over Willy Wonka. You can keep your golden ticket; we’ll take the golden mug instead. A Japanese manufacturer has produced a $50,000 beer mug fashioned from 850 grams of gold. The idea is that drinking like a king will make the beer taste better. We’re not sure about that, but are willing to give it a try. Thanks to David at Musings Over a Pint for drawing our attention to this:

Video by Reuters.