This spin on the classic Corpse Reviver cocktail from Rickhouse in San Francisco is light and refreshing. The combination of lemon juice and Cocchi Americano creates a grapefruit-like flavor that pairs perfectly with tequila. (To learn about Cocchi Americano, see Paul Clarke's post.)
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- 1 ounce blanco tequila
- 1 ounce Cocchi Americano
- 1 ounce pineapple gum syrup (such as Small Hand Foods)
- 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 2 dashes absinthe
- Lemon peel, for garnish
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add tequila, Cocchi Americano, pineapple gum syrup, and lemon juice. Shake vigorously and strain into a cocktail glass.
Top drink with 2 dashes absinthe. Garnish with a lemon twist.