Corpse Reviver (No. 2) Cocktail - a vintage "hair of the dog" cocktail made with Lillet Blanc, Cointreau, Gin, Absinthe and lemon juice. WARNING: "Four of these taken in swift succession will unrevive the corpse again.” ~ Harry Craddock, The Savoy Cocktail Handbook (1930)
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This cocktail gets less love than its more popular sibling, the Corpse Reviver No. 2, but that shouldn’t be the case: the No. 1 is exceptionally elegant. The warmth of the brandy and the apple flavor of the Calvados combine to make it a natural for autumn drinking, but I wouldn’t turn it down any other time of year. (Photo: Grant Cornett for The New York Times)