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Aviation North

Aviation Gin was apparently designed and named for, The Aviation Cocktail. However, a key ingredient for the Aviation Cocktail is Creme de Violette which unfortunately is hard to come by in my locale (and many other locales). I did a bit or research regarding substitutes and decided that my bottle of Paul’s Pies Blueberry Pie Liqueur was as close to the required Creme de Violet as I was going to get. Here is my northern version of the Aviation Cocktail!

Aviation North

1 1/2 oz  Aviation American Gin
3/4 oz  Fresh Lemon Juice
1/2 oz  Maraschino Cherry Liqueur
1 tsp Paul’s Pies Blueberry Liqueur
1/4 oz  Sugar Syrup
Brandied Cherry

Add the first five ingredients into a metal shaker with ice
(Use both crushed ice and ice cubes)
Shake until the sides of the metal shaker frost
Double strain into a cocktail glass
Garnish with a Brandied Cherry

Enjoy Responsibly

Note: If  you are interested in more of my original cocktail recipes, please click this link (Cocktails and Recipes) for more of my mixed drink recipes!

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