4. Aviation

4. Aviation - KITESSENSU


      The Aviation was created by Hugo Ensslin, head bartender at the Hotel Wallick in New York, in the early twentieth century.The first published recipe for the drink appeared in Ensslin's 1916 Recipes for Mixed Drinks. Ensslin's recipe called for 1½ oz. El Bart gin, ¾ oz. lemon juice, 2 dashes maraschino liqueur, and 2 dashes crème de violette, a violet liqueur which gives the cocktail a pale purple color


45 ml Gin
15 ml Maraschino Luxardo
15 ml Fresh Lemon Juice
1 Bar Spoon Crème de Violette


Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker. Shake with cracked ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass


Optional Maraschino Cherry


kitessensu cocktail shaker

                                                                                 Image from :finecooking.com



While learning to bartend, remember to prepare a set of KESSENSU Shaker Set to make your bartending smoother

 Text from :IBA-World and Wikipedia


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