community recipe added Apr 22, 2012 1:03:05 PM bythenewgreen
From Wikipedia: The Corpse Reviver family of cocktails are a family of cocktails originally intended as 'hair of the dog' hangover cures, hence the name. Most of the corpse reviver cocktails have been lost to time, but the cognac- and gin-based Corpse Reviver and Corpse Reviver #2 cocktails that were first listed in the Savoy Cocktail Handbook by Harry Craddock in 1930 have survived to this day Read More...
Preparation Time3 minutes
|1 oz||gin||(I like using Plymouth Gin)|
|1 oz||Lillet Blanc|
|1 oz||fresh lemon juice|
|1||dash absinthe||(I like using St Georges)|
|Ice cubes||(I like using water -my attempt at humor)|
|Garnish: orange peel|
1. Mix Gin, Cointreau, Lillet Blanc, Lemon juice in shaker with ice. Shake. rinse cocktail glass with absinthe and strain in to cocktail glass. Serve up with an orange peel.
2. This is such a pleasant drink whether you need reviving or not. Put the kids to bed and begin the reviving!