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Corpse Reviver

This cocktail is a 'hair of the dog' hangover cure, which is why it has this name. It first appeared in the Savoy Cocktail Handbook by Harry Craddock in 1930.

2 parts Cognac
1 part Applejack
1 part Sweet Vermouth


Mix ingredients. Stir with ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
Serve straight up in a cocktail glass.

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A Hair of the Dog:
I pray thee let me and my fellow have
A hair of the dog that bit us last night
And bitten were we both to the brain aright.
We saw each other drunk in the good ale glass.
~ John Heywood, 1546

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