The Aviation Cocktail Recipe

The Aviation Cocktail Recipe

Did you know that the Aviation Cocktail was once considered a lost cocktail and is now making a comeback? This drink is perfect for you if you're a fan of classic cocktails. In this recipe, we'll show you how to make an Aviation Cocktail that's sure to impress.

How to Make an Aviation Cocktail

The Aviation Cocktail is a classic gin-based cocktail created in the early 20th century. This drink has a distinctive flavour and a beautiful pale blue colour that sets it apart from other cocktails. 

You'll find the following ingredients in the classic aviation cocktail:

  • 2 oz gin (we use aviation gin for the aviation cocktail, obviously)
  • 1 oz lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz Maraschino liqueur
  • 1/4 oz Creme de Violette
  • Ice
  • Cocktail shaker
  • Martini glass

Here's how to make the perfect Aviation Cocktail:

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Add gin, lemon juice, Maraschino liqueur, and Creme de Violette to the shaker.
  3. Shake well for about 10-15 seconds until the shaker is cold to the touch.
  4. Strain the mixture into a chilled martini glass.
  5. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Whether you're looking for a new drink to try or a classic cocktail to perfect, the Aviation Cocktail is a must-try. So go ahead, grab your shaker, and get ready to make the perfect Aviation Cocktail.

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