New this month
Get the Allrecipes magazine

Aviation Cocktail


"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."
Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.


5 m servings 168 cals
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 cocktail)

On Sale

What's on sale near you.


Sort stores by

We're showing stores near
Update Location
(uses your location)

  • offer photo
offer photo

May we suggest



{{model.addEditText}} Print


  • Editor's Note:
  • Include ¼ oz crème de violette to enjoy the original recipe of the drink.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 168 calories; 0 g fat; 5.6 g carbohydrates; 0.1 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 8 mg sodium. Full nutrition

Similar recipes


Read all reviews 2
Most helpful
Most positive
Least positive

This was a popular drink from the 1930's. However, this recipe is missing one important ingredient: Creme de Violette. It is what gave it the sky blue look. It's from Austria so it wasn't availa...

Coming home from a hot day at work I made this for my husband. He gave it a 5 star... Note* I used 2.5 ounces of Gin, top shelf.