Aviation Cocktail (Difford's recipe)

Aviation Cocktail (Difford's recipe) image

Serve in

a Coupe glass...
fl oz Rutte Dry Gin
½ fl oz Luxardo Maraschino liqueur
¼ fl oz Créme de violette liqueur
½ fl oz Freshly squeezed lemon juice
¼ fl oz Chilled water (omit if using wet ice)
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How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

Garnish:

Lemon zest twist (& optional sugar rim)

Comment:

Benefits from a long shake/dilution. Citrus, floral gin with a slightly sour finish.

Variant:

Blue Moon

About:

My (Simon Difford) adaptation of Hugo R. Ensslin's Aviation Cocktail in his 1916 Recipes for Mixed Drinks.

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