The Aviation (cocktail)

  • 5 oz dry gin (Gordons, Beefeater)
  • .5 oz maraschino liqueur
  • .5 oz crème de violette
  • .5 oz fresh lemon juice

Shake all the ingredients over ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.  *garnish with violet blossom.  (for a less herbal flavor, substitute vodka for gin)