Hidden Cocktails: Corpse Reviver #1

Hangover relief in style

GREY Journal

With the huge number of cocktails out in the world, it’s not surprising that a few fall through the cracks. There are hidden gems in those lost cocktails, delicious drinks that everybody would probably enjoy. This week we’re focusing on The Corpse Reviver #1


This cocktail is for anyone who enjoys bolder and more daring flavors. Corpse Reviver #1 isn’t as smooth as Corpse Reviver # 2, but the taste is not to be underestimated. It was originally created as a hangover relief drink in the 19th century.


  • 1 ounces of Brandy
  • 1 ounce of Applejack
  • 1 ounce of sweet vermouth
  1. Pour ingredients into a cocktail shaker and glass
  2. Stir well
  3. Strain the drink into a cocktail glass


What do you think of The Corpse Reviver #1? Let us know in the comments below or on social media!


Madeleine Hettich
Madeleine Hettich is a graphic designer, writer, illustrator, and comic book artist. After graduating with a BFA degree (with an emphasis in Visual Communications Design) from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, she worked as a freelance illustrator and graphic designer before being hired by GREY. She continues to develop independent illustration and comics projects in her own time. This background gives her a unique perspective when writing about any number of topics.

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