Aviation Cocktail (Difford's recipe)

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Serve in

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 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.

For the full story behind the origins of the Aviation and its many variations see our Aviation page.

Nutrition:

173 calories

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