Corpse Reviver No. 1

"I've long loved this pre-Prohibition classic because of its dark, woody notes of apple and bittersweet wine," says Jackson Cannon. He came up with this version--which substitutes Armagnac for the usual brandy and Calvados for the applejack--to please a guest who wanted a more "top-shelf" drink.

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  • Servings: Makes 1 drink

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  • Ice
  • 1 ounce Armagnac
  • 1 ounce Calvados
  • 1 ounce Carpano Antica Formula or other sweet vermouth
  • 1 maraschino cherry, for garnish

How to make this recipe

  1. Fill a pint glass with ice. Add the Armagnac, Calvados and vermouth and stir well. Strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with the cherry.

Contributed By Photo © Tina Rupp Published October 2011

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