Nearly extinct for 70 years until its key ingredient – the rare violet liquor which provides its beautiful, frosty dawn-sky hue – was reintroduced and this fresh, bracingly bright cocktail was reborn.

THE AVIATION
(1911 – Hotel Wallick, NYC)

  • 1.75 oz Gin
  • 1/2 Luxardo Maraschino Liquor
  • 1/2 Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1/4 Creme de Violette

Shake and strain into a stemmed cocktail glass.

Garnish with a real Maraschino Cherry