Aviation Cocktail

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A cult-ish favorite among the most serious cocktail aficionados, this pre-prohibition era gin drink is making a comeback. Serve 'up' and garnish with a cherry.

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Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
Servings:
1
Yield:
1 cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 fluid ounces gin

  • 1 tablespoon maraschino liqueur

  • ¼ fluid ounce lemon juice

  • 1 cup ice

  • maraschino cherry for garnish

Directions

  1. Combine gin, maraschino liqueur, and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker. Add ice, cover and shake until chilled. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

  2. Garnish with maraschino cherry.

Editor's Note:

Include ¼ oz crème de violette to enjoy the original recipe of the drink.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

168 Calories
6g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 168
% Daily Value *
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 4mg 18%
Calcium 3mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 31mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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