When it comes to the Aviation, we don’t sit on the fence. It’s one of our all time favorite drinks. Truth be told, we hope with all our hearts that when we get round to writing about (because it will feature here) we will do it justice.
Turns out the little mystery of the name and of the violette has been unearthed and written about. Although it’s fair to say, around here, we wouldn’t dare mix it with that much violette. Maybe we are just old school and were thankful for any maraschino liqueur we could get our hands on, never mind the creme de violette. Now we’ve got both were fussy about how much of the later we use and, as much as it pains us to admit it, we choose the Italian maraschino liqueur over the Croatian stuff every time.