|1 3⁄4 fl oz||Rutte Dry Gin|
|1⁄2 fl oz||Luxardo Maraschino liqueur|
|1⁄4 fl oz||Créme de violette liqueur|
|1⁄2 fl oz||Freshly squeezed lemon juice|
|1⁄4 fl oz||Chilled water (omit if using wet ice)|
Difford's Guide remains free-to-use thanks to the support of the brands in blue above.
Benefits from a long shake/dilution. Citrus, floral gin with a slightly sour finish.
My (Simon Difford) adaptation of Hugo R. Ensslin's Aviation Cocktail in his 1916 Recipes for Mixed Drinks.
For the full story behind the origins of the Aviation and its many variations see our Aviation page.