Classic Cocktail Recipes – Corpse Reviver No.1
First listed in Harry Craddock's Savoy Cocktail Book in 1932, this classic was originally intended as morning-after, hair of the dog, pick me up. A little something to bring you back from the dead. This version is stronger and has more depth than it's more popular gin based cousin, the Corpse Reviver No.2.
- Glass: chilled coupe glass
- 1 oz. VSOP Cognac
- 1 oz. Calvados
- 1 oz sweet vermouth
- Garnish: cocktail cherry
- Fill a mixing glass with ice.
- Add Cognac, Calvados and vermouth to the mixing glass and stir well.
- Strain into chilled coupe and garnish with cherry.
Calvados is a type of apple based brandy. Any apple brandy can be substituted.