Corpse Reviver No. 2

Corpse Reviver No. 2
Corpse Reviver No. 2
Corpse Reviver No. 2Helen Rosner

Popularized by the 1930 Savoy Cocktail Book by Harry Craddock, this classic cocktail is part of a succession of "Corpse Revivers" originally devised as a hangover cure. An ice-cold nip of this elixir is refreshing, astringent, and strong enough to perk up the senses—reviving, indeed.

What You Will Need

Corpse Reviver No. 2
An ice-cold nip of this classic gin elixir is refreshing, astringent, and strong enough to perk up the senses—reviving, indeed.
Yield: makes 1 cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 oz. gin
  • 1 oz. Cocchi Americano or Lillet Blanc
  • 1 oz. Cointreau
  • 1 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 dash absinthe
  • Orange peel, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Shake all ingredients together in an ice-filled cocktail shaker; strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with orange peel.