Corpse Reviver No.1 (Gilberg's recipe)

Corpse Reviver No.1 (Gilberg's recipe) image

Serve in

Martini glass...
1 fl oz Berneroy Fine Calvados
1 fl oz Cognac
1 fl oz Martini Rosso vermouth
1 dash La Fee Parisienne absinthe
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How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.


Lemon zest twist


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


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 This does indeed make a drink strong enough to awaken the dead but those wishing to remain compos mentis may prefer this version which Simon Difford created after being inspired by Steve Gilberg's Corpse Reviver.

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