Corpse Reviver

from The Craft of the Cocktail

  • 1 ounce Gin
  • .5 ounce Cointreau
  • .5 ounce Lille Blanc
  • .75 ounce Lemon Juice
  • dash Absinthe

Shake with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Who cares what is in this cocktail? The name sold me when I read it in Harry Craddock's The Savoy Cocktail Book (1930). This is one of many variations.