Corpse Reviver #1

Corpse Reviver #1

Quick Facts

Cocktail History

The Corpse Reviver family of named cocktails are sometimes drunk as alcoholic hangover “cures” as the potency to the tongue and cheek be able to revive even a dead person. The first widely popularized Corpse Reviver cocktail is listed in The Savoy Cocktail Book and is a cognac-based cocktail that calls for two parts cognac, one part Calvados or apple brandy, and one part Italian vermouth. It was originally brought to life by famous bartender Harry Craddock.


  • 1 oz Cognac
  • 1 oz Calvados
  • 1/2 oz Sweet Vermouth

Cocktail Preparation

The preparation for this drink is very simple; Add all the ingredients to a mixing glass and then stir until chilled. Strain into a cocktail glass and enjoy!

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