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Aviation Cocktail

Aviation Cocktail

This classic aviation cocktail combines gin, maraschino liqueur, lemon juice, and Creme de Violette to create a slightly sweet, floral drink.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword aviation cocktail
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 cocktail
Calories 321kcal
Author Angela Persicke


  • oz. dry gin
  • ¾ oz. lemon juice fresh squeezed
  • ½ oz. maraschino cherry liqueur such as Luxardo
  • ½ oz. Crème de Violette or Crème de Yvette
  • 1 Luxardo marschino cherry optional
  • 1 wheel lemon for garnish; optional


  • Place the gin, lemon juice, maraschino liqueur, and Crème de Violette in a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  • Shake the cocktail shaker until the shaker is cold and the ingredients are thoroughly mixed.
  • Place a Luxardo cherry in the bottom of a chilled coupe glass.
  • Pour the cocktail on top.
  • Garnish with a wheel of lemon.


Serving: 1cocktail | Calories: 321kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Potassium: 24mg | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin C: 12.4mg