New Year’s Revival

Tonight I splurged on an old favorite, the Corpse Reviver #1. Can’t go wrong with cognac, applejack and a good sweet vermouth. Practice for reviving my corpse on New Year’s morning!

Corpse Reviver #1, The Svoy Cocktail Book, Harry Craddock

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Bitter days

Upon initial inspection, this drinks sounded like a perfect rum representation of the holidays, but unfortunately, I just can’t get past the taste of the Punt e Mes.  I really want to like it, but it’s just too bitter for my palate (and for my husband’s, for that matter).  I reverted to my Cardamaro Manhattan to see the night through.

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