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Aviation cocktail

Classic Aviation Cocktail


  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink 1x

Description

The Aviation cocktail is a 1900’s mixed drink with a lovely purple hue! This sweet tart classic cocktail is so tasty, it’s now back in style.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 2 ounces (4 tablespoons) gin
  • 3/4 ounce (1 1/2 tablespoons) fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce (1 tablespoon) Maraschino liqueur
  • 1/2 ounce (1 tablespoon) ​crème de violette
  • For the garnish: Luxardo cocktail cherry

Instructions

  1. Add the gin, lemon juice, maraschino liqueur, and ​crème de violette to a cocktail shaker. Fill it with ice and shake it until cold.
  2. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a Luxardo cherry, if desired.
  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Shaken
  • Cuisine: Cocktails
  • Diet: Vegan

Keywords: Aviation cocktail, Purple cocktail