Sparkling Aviation Cocktail Recipe

Sparkling Aviation Cocktail Recipe

Elevate your spirits with the perfect blend of sophistication and effervescence with our Aviation Cocktail recipe, a timeless classic crafted with SodaStream's unique sparkle. This well-balanced libation is a true delight for cocktail enthusiasts, offering a refreshing twist on a traditional favourite. Craft your own glass now and experience the art of mixology at home.

The Aviation Cocktail is a classic that stands the test of time, and with the effervescence of SodaStream, it reaches new heights of enjoyment. This cocktail is characterised by its floral notes and a hint of citrus, making it a perfect choice for any occasion. Whether enjoyed as a pre-dinner aperitif or a sophisticated sipper, the Aviation Cocktail offers a taste of the past with a modern twist, and its allure continues to captivate cocktail enthusiasts around the world.

Sparkling Aviation Cocktail Ingredients

Gin 60 ml

Maraschino liqueur 15 ml

Crème de violette 1 oz

SodaStream Sparkling Water (to top)

Freshly squeezed lemon juice 30 ml

Ice Cubes

Lemon twist or cherryGarnish

How to make a Sparkling Aviation Cocktail :

  1. Begin by combining 60 ml of gin, 15 ml of maraschino liqueur, 15 ml of crème de violette, and 30 ml of freshly squeezed lemon juice in a mixing glass
  2. Fill the mixing glass with ice and stir for about 15 seconds to chill the mixture.
  3. Strain the cocktail into a chilled glass and top it off with SodaStream Sparkling Water for a delightful effervescence.
  4. Complete with a lemon twist or cherry for the finishing touch.
  5. Sip and savour the elevated experience of the Aviation Cocktail with the added sparkle from SodaStream.

Additional Notes:

Aviation Cocktail history

The Aviation Cocktail is a classic and elegant drink that originated in the early 20th century. Known for its distinctive pale-blue hue, the Aviation is a well-balanced cocktail that combines floral and citrus notes with the refreshing effervescence of soda. This sophisticated libation typically features gin as its base spirit, complemented by the unique flavours of maraschino liqueur and crème de violette, along with the bright acidity of freshly squeezed lemon juice.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why is it called the Aviation Cocktail?
The Aviation Cocktail is named for its sky-blue colour, reminiscent of the vast openness of the sky. The addition of crème de violette contributes to this distinctive hue, making it as visually appealing as it is delicious.
Can I make a non-alcoholic version of the Aviation Cocktail?
Yes! While the Aviation is traditionally an alcoholic cocktail, you can create a non-alcoholic version by substituting the spirits with non-alcoholic gin alternatives and omitting the liqueurs.
What food pairs well with the Aviation Cocktail?
Complement the floral and citrus notes of the Aviation Cocktail with light appetisers such as shrimp cocktail or smoked salmon.

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