The Aviation Cocktail

The Aviation Cocktail
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Originally created by Hugo Ensslin, head bartender at the Hotel Wallick in New York, the aviation is a classic, pre-prohibition cocktail is once again a favorite of mixologists around the country.
The Aviation Cocktail
  • 2 ounce gin
  • 3/4 ounce lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce maraschino liqueur
  • 1/4 ounce crème de violette
  • lemon twist, for garnish
  1. Fill a shaker with ice. Add 2 ounces gin, 3/4 ounce lemon juice, 1/2 ounce maraschino liquer and 1/4 ounce creme de violette. Shake well.
  2. Strain into a cocktail glass.
  3. Garnish with a lemon twist and serve.