Corpse Reviver No.1 (Gilberg's recipe)

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Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Lemon zest twist

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

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Review:

Boozy, complex and delicious with attractive apple notes and faint anise absinthe influences.

History:

In his book The Joy of Mixology, Gary Regan recommends a version of the Corpse Reviver with 2 oz applejack, ¾ oz cognac and ¾ oz sweet vermouth, which he writes was originally created in 2001 by Steve Gilberg, publisher of happyhours.com. This does indeed make a drink strong enough to awaken the dead but those wishing to remain compos mentis may prefer this equal parts version which I created after being inspired by Steve Gilberg's Corpse Reviver.
Corpse Reviver history

Nutrition:

One serving of Corpse Reviver No.1 (Gilberg's recipe) contains 191 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.7 standard drinks
  • 26.94% alc./vol. (53.88° proof)
  • 24.3 grams of pure alcohol
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