Cocktails & Spirits

Gins well-suited to Corpse Reviver #2


Live your best food life.

Sign up to discover your next favorite restaurant, recipe, or cookbook in the largest community of knowledgeable food enthusiasts.
Sign Up For Free
Cocktails & Spirits 6

Gins well-suited to Corpse Reviver #2

curseofleisure | Aug 17, 2012 07:47 PM

So, I finally bought a bottle of Cocchi Americano and made myself a Corpse Reviver #2 using it instead of Lillet (or instead of, I'm almost afraid to admit it, the french vermouth I sometimes use in a pinch) . WOW! Simply amazing. Just perfect. I used Plymouth gin, which is what I always use when I'm trying a new cocktail or unsure which gin would work best.

Now I'm wondering. Are there gins that work better, or at least just as well but differently in a CR2? I've got to think some of you Chowhounds have tried other gins. Which ones would you recommend? I currently have the following gins in my cabinet (although I'm willing to buy another bottle if you say it's going to be a revelation):

Old Raj
The Botanist
New Amsterdam (don't ask)
Ivanabitch (again, don't ask)
Seagram's ED (ran out of DR recently, which I'm guessing would work quite well)
Bombay Saphire

Want to stay up to date with this post?

Recommended From Chowhound