Corpse Reviver #1

1 12 oz Brandy
34 oz Apple brandy
34 oz Sweet vermouth
Instructions
Stir, Strain into cocktail glass.
Notes
The original recipe is in parts, so 1/2 brandy, 1/4 Italian (=sweet) vermouth, 1/4 apple brandy or Calvados.
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  • Lovely amber color. Boozy. — ☆☆☆
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3 Comments

Zachary Pearson's picture

Moderated this to reflect the

Moderated this to reflect the Savoy Cocktail Book, replacing applejack (which is GNS + apple brandy) with the correct ingredient, apple brandy or Calvados.

Thanks,

Zachary

And I reduced the overall

And I reduced the overall size from 4 oz to 3 oz, which is probably still big for Savoy, but about average today.

yarm's picture

I've always felt that this

I've always felt that this drink cries out for bitters or anything to give it some depth. Luckily, when I was served this at a bar as a bartender's choice, it was served with great enthusiasm which gave it some dimension to add to the flabby build.