A man who lost a toe to frostbite donated it to a Canadian bar that makes a toe-riffic toe-themed cocktail

Business Insider | 6/13/2019 | Susanna Heller, INSIDER
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In 2018, Nick Griffiths, a marine from the UK, lost toes due to frostbite during an ultramarathon.

So he decided to donate his big toe to Downtown Hotel in Dawson City, Canada.

Bar - Sourtoe - Cocktail - Part - Drink

The bar is known for its Sourtoe Cocktail, which is part drink and part challenge.

It's a cocktail made with whiskey and mummified human toe. In order to "complete" the challenge, the toe must touch your lips.

Griffiths - Cocktail - Toe

Griffiths hopes to drink a cocktail with his own toe in it.

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Week - Adam - Gerle - Manager - Downtown

This week, Adam Gerle, the general manager of the Downtown Hotel in Dawson City, Yukon, Canada, got what most would consider an alarming package. But Gerle just laughed, a statement from the hotel said.

On his desk was a human toe. Yes, really.

Body - Part - Nick - Griffiths - Marine

The human body part was sent to him by Nick Griffiths, a Marine from the UK. Griffiths, who lost his toe due to frostbite while running an ultra marathon in 2018, knew that the bar was the perfect recipient for the package.

After temperatures plummeted to below 40 degrees during 2018 Yukon Arctic Ultra, Griffiths was hospitalized for frostbite on his left foot, according to the statement. While in the hospital, he offered to donate his toes to the Downtown Hotel.

Toe - Gerle

"We couldn't be happier to receive a new toe," Gerle...
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