Aviation Cocktail

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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5 m servings 168 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 168 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.6g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 8 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

1 Serving
Servings Per Recipe:
Amount Per Serving
  • * 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. 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.


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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.

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