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Aviation Cocktail Recipe

Sip on an Aviation Cocktail and Your Troubles Will Take Wing

While some cocktails are beloved for their crowd-pleasing nature — like the margaritas and dark and stormys of the world — others stand out for their assertive, potentially polarizing flavors. The aviation, a classic Prohibition-era cocktail, might not appeal to all, but its fans are of the ardent sort. Gin, lemon juice, crème de violette, maraschino liqueur, and cherries (no, not the glowingly red sort) mingle into an elegant, lavender-hued beverage that you'll likely either love or hate; the only way to find out is to try it for yourself!

Aviation

Aviation

Aviation Cocktail Recipe

Ingredients

  1. 1 1/2 ounces gin
  2. 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  3. 3/4 ounces maraschino liqueur
  4. 1/4 ounce crème de violette (optional)
  5. Maraschino cherry, for garnish

Directions

  1. Add the gin, lemon juice, maraschino liqueur, and crème de violette to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake until thoroughly chilled, strain into a coupe glass, and garnish with a maraschino cherry.
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