The Aviation is a classic cocktail made with gin, maraschino liqueur, crème de violette, and lemon juice. Some recipes omit the crème de violette. It is served straight up, in a cocktail glass.

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How To Make An Aviation Cocktail


  1. GIN 45 ml | 1.5 oz | 3 parts | 1 jiggers

  2. LEMON JUICE 15 ml | 0.5 oz | 1 parts | 1/3 jiggers

  3. MARASCHINO LIQUEUR 15 ml | 0.5 oz | 1 parts | 1/3 jiggers


  1. Cherry


Add all ingredients into cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into cocktail glass. Garnish with a cherry.

Alcohol: Gin

Mix: Lemon Juice, Maraschino Liqueur

Garnish: Cherry

Drinkware: Cocktail glass

Served: Straight up; without ice