Best Gin-Based Elixir

Husk's Corpse Reviver #2

Staff Pick

When making drinks and pouring martinis, the mixologists at Husk pay very close attention to detail — from the condition of their chipped ice to the squeeze of their citrus. Their impressive cocktail menu, which offers both "historic" and "modern" drinks, is lengthy and specific. The names of some specialties read like the titles of great novels or films. One libation that caught our tastebuds was the Corpse Reviver #2, listed as a "turn of the 20th century Hair of the Dog." Pale green with a handsome haze, it consists of chilled Beefeater gin, Lillet Blanc, Cointreau, and lemon juice served with a rinse of absinthe. Crisp, mildly medicinal, with a citrusy finish, it revived our bodies and souls.

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