The Aviation

Aviation Cocktail Recipe

The 2013 most searched cocktail on the internet, The Aviation. Find out why the cocktail containing Gin, Maraschino & Creme de Violette is so commonly searched for.

The Aviation


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How to make an Aviation cocktail
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The Crème de Violette has been quite difficult to source in the past so it is fairly common to be omitted from the recipe completely.


  • 60mL Gin
  • 15mL Maraschino Liqueur
  • 15mL Lemon Juice
  • Splash of Crème de Violette


  1. Fill a boston glass with ice
  2. Add the listed ingredients
  3. Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass (or coupe-style glass)
  4. Garnish with a lemon twist or maraschino cherry


The Aviation cocktail was the 2013 most searched cocktail on the internet!

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