Confessions of a Mixologist: Aviation
Gin is full of exotic flavors - from citrus peel to fennel, lavender, and of course, juniper. The Aviation Cocktail - a classic comprised of gin, fresh lemon juice, maraschino liqueur, and creme de violette - highlights those exotic notes with its tangy cherry-citrus notes and fleeting floral lilt.
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Aviation recipe after the jump.
Ingredients:2 oz Gin .25 oz Luxardo 1 bar spoon violet liqueur .5 oz lemon juice Simple Steps: Shaken, strained into coupe, garnished with Luxardo cherry.