Classic Aviation Cocktail

Classic Aviation Cocktail

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"The most complex, oddly simple, and quite ridiculously good tasting cocktail."
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3 m servings 196 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 196 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.2g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 12 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * 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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  1. Chill a cocktail martini glass in the freezer. Add ice to a shaker. Pour in gin, cherry liqueur, and lemon juice. Shake well for 1 minute (not kidding), then strain into the chilled glass. Garnish with a maraschino cherry.


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