RECIPE: The Aviation
1.5 oz gin (I like St. George’s Botanivore in this one)
.5 oz Crème de violette
.5 oz fresh lemon juice
1 violet blossom for garnish
Shake over ice and serve in a cocktail glass. Some versions of this recipe call for less crème de violette or less lemon juice; adjust the proportions to your liking. If you don’t have a violet for a garnish, a pansy or Johnny jump-up would be a botanically appropriate substitution.