Corpse Reviver #5 Recipe

Carrie Vasios

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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Recipe Facts

Active: 5 mins
Total: 5 mins
Serves: 1 serving

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  • Ice

  • 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


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add tequila, Cocchi Americano, pineapple gum syrup, and lemon juice. Shake vigorously and strain into a cocktail glass.

  2. Top drink with 2 dashes absinthe. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Special equipment

strainer, cocktail shaker

Nutrition Facts (per serving)
197 Calories
0g Fat
26g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1
Amount per serving
Calories 197
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 23mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 20mg 98%
Calcium 15mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 70mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)