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Corpse Reviver


Corpse Reviver Cocktail

Corpse Reviver

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Now this is a fun, stylish cocktail for Halloween parties. It pairs well in a dark cocktail menu with the Black Martini for a little scare with some class. The story of the Corpse Reviver is that of a drink "taken before 11 a.m., or whenever steam and energy are needed," according to The Savoy Cocktail Book (Harry Craddock, 1930). There are a number of other variations of the drink, which have been researched quite diligently at Bitters & Twisted.

Also, you may want to try the Corpse Reviver #2, which has a gin base and is an equal in its classic origins, or its modern rendition, the Corpse Reviver #2011.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 Cocktail



  1. Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Stir well.
  3. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

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