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Aviation

(recipe, Jacob Grier)

Introduction

The Aviation is arguably the most famous floral cocktail, and it’s been one of the emblematic drinks of the past decade’s cocktail renaissance. If you walk into a bar and see an Aviation on the menu, odds are good that you’re in the hands of a capable bartender.

Ingredients

  1. 2 oz. gin
  2. ½ oz. lemon juice
  3. ⅓ oz. maraschino liqueur
  4. ⅓ oz. crème de violette
  5. Lemon twist, for garnish

Steps

  1. Shake together all the ingredients, strain into a chilled cocktail glass, garnish with the lemon twist, and serve.