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Corpse Reviver

Drinking this comes as quite a shock to the palate which I guess may be the entire point of the cocktail which is filed under the "Hair of the dog".

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Ingredients [ oz | cl ][ My Bar ]
1 oz Brandy[ Add ]
1 oz Fernet Branca[ Add ]
1 oz Creme de Menthe[ Add ]
Method: Prepare in a shaker
Glass: Cocktail
  1. Shake with ice and strain into a cocktail glass.
  2. White Creme de Menthe is suggested rather than green.

Volume: 3.0 oz
Alcohol units: 3.1 standard drinks
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 34%


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Found in Booth's Handbook of Cocktails & Mixed Drinks by John Doxat, 1977.

As this has completely different ingredients to the Corpse Reviver #2 I can only assume that it is the original Corpse Reviver cocktail. The author credits it to the Savoy Hotel.

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Added by planethaylock on
Last updated on 2015-03-22 18:48:25
Status: Approved