Corpse Reviver No.2 (Savoy Recipe)

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Ingredients

Barware

Martini glass
Measuring jigger
Shaker
Strainer
Fine sieve

Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

There are approximately 222 calories in one serving of Corpse Reviver No.2 (Savoy Recipe).

Styles & Flavours

Times, Seasons & Occasions

Bartender

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Serve in a

Martini glass

Garnish:

Lemon zest twist

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

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Rutte Dry Gin
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Triple sec liqueur
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Lillet Blanc
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Freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 dash La Fee Parisienne absinthe

Comment:

Well-balanced with zesty lemon and absinthe just shinning above other ingredients.

Harry originally stipulated Kina Lillet - as this is no longer available we've used Lillet Blanc but you can also use dry vermouth or Americano Bianco.

Variant:

Those who find the classic equal parts Corpse Reviver No.2 a dad too sour should try this version, courtesy of Domino’s Club, Leeds, England. 25ml dry gin; 25ml triple sec; 25ml Lillet Blanc; 20ml lemon juice; 1 dash absinthe.

About:

Adapted from 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book where Harry Craddock says of this drink, "Four of these taken in swift succession will unrevive the corpse again."

See our Corpse Reviver page for the full story behind the origins of the Corpse Reviver, its history and variations on this recipe..

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