Improved Aviation

2 oz Gin, Plymouth
34 oz Lime juice
12 oz Maraschino Liqueur, Maraska
14 oz Crème de Violette, Bitter Truth
14 oz Bénédictine
3 dr Cherry Bitters, Miracle Mile
2 dr Orange bitters, Regans' orange bitters
Shake, strain, up.
From other users
  • Used a cherry garnish in place of the cherry bitters. Intriguing taste. Biggest demerit was the cloudy gray color (at least when made with R&W violette like I did). — ☆☆☆☆
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1 Comment

Excellent variation! I made

Excellent variation! I made it with Vedrenne Violette Parfait Amour instead of Bitter Truth's creme de violette and it tasted much better and more balanced than traditional recipes. The color was nice sky blue too.