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Cocktail of the Week: Corpse Reviver 2

Sure, a glass of wine or a beer is a nice way to unwind – but every now and then, you deserve a happy hour that's a little more...hmmm. What's the word? Refined! Kelly Sparks of Queen Bee Mixology is graciously sharing a new cocktail with us every week, just in time for Happy Hour. Queen Bee is raising the bar for cocktails made at home with recipes that are both easy – and delicious! Want more? Connect with Queen Bee Mixology on social media for extra recipes and behind-the-scenes content. Please drink responsibly.

Don’t let the name fool you — the Corpse Reviver 2 isn't scary at all. In fact, it is quite refreshing. The orange notes from the Lillet compliment the orange liqueur nicely, with the gin acting as the smooth synergist.


  • Absinthe
  • Gin
  • Orange Liqueur
  • Lillet Blanc
  • Fresh Lemon Juice


  1. Rinse a chilled coupe or martini glass with absinthe and set aside
  2. Add to a shaker 3/4 oz. gin, 3/4 oz, orange liqueur, 3/4 oz. Lillet Blanc and 3/4 oz. fresh lemon juice
  3. Add ice and shake
  4. Strain into prepared glass