1 1⁄2 oz Cognac
3⁄4 oz Apple brandy (Like Laird's Bonded or Calvados)
3⁄4 oz Braulio
1⁄2 oz Apricot liqueur

Stir with ice and strain into an old fashioned glass with a large ice cube.


I thought about the Cognac-apple brandy combination of the Corpse Reviver #1 that I had tinkered with in the Corpse Hand and Corpse Carré to gussy up the bitters-less Manhattan of sorts. My mind went to the Cognac-Braulio St. Bernard's Pass, and to bolster Braulio's herbal note, I considered how well apricot liqueur works with amari. Since Corpse Revivers were meant to be hangover cures, I named this one after drinker-author William Faulkner's book As I Lay Dying.

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