Corpse Reviver #2

Corpse Reviver #2
Corpse Reviver #2

Harry Craddock is credited for creating this classic cocktail at the Savoy Hotel in London in 1920. His 1930 publication The Savoy Cocktail Book is a beautiful piece of cocktail history. While getting your hands on an original will cost you a pretty penny, it’s worth taking a look at a reprint!


Ingredients: 

  • 3/4 oz Gin
  • 3/4 oz lemon juice
  • 3/4 oz Cointreau
  • 3/4 oz Lillet Blanc
  • Dash of absinthe

Instructions: 

Shake all ingredients together and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a Luxardo cherry (optional).


Source: The New York Times Book of Cocktails 

Sweet Patootie

 

Sweet Patootie
Sweet Patootie

This drink hails from the 1920s and is a wonderful display of Cointreau’s delicate orange flavor profile. “Sweet Patootie” was 1920s slang for “sweetheart” or “pretty girl.”


Ingredients: 

  • 1 oz Gin
  • 1/2 oz Cointreau
  • 1/2 oz Fresh Orange Juice

Instructions:

Shake with ice and strain into a cocktail glass.


Source: Let’s Bring Back: The Cocktail Edition by Lesley M.M. Blume