Thursday, 5 April 2012

Corpse Reviver

Nothing says Easter brunch like a breakfast cocktail. The corpse reviver is the perfect (albeit somewhat inappropriately named considering the occasion) alternative to the mimosa.

Corpse Reviver

1 oz brandy
1 oz fresh squeezed orange juice
.5 oz lemon juice
2 dashes Grenadine*
Sparkling Wine

Shake everything except the bubbles over ice. Pour into a wine or champagne glass and top with sparkling wine. Garnish with an orange or lemon peel.

*You can buy grenadine at the grocery store, but it probably won't contain a single natural ingredient. I mixed equal parts pomegranate juice and sugar, simmered for 15-20 minutes and let cool. Store in the fridge for future use.

A word to the wise: go easy on these bad boys. More than two and they quickly become more of a corpse maker.

Happy Easter! See you Monday.

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