Pink 47 Aviation

Pink 47 Aviation

A Pink 47 gin and cherry concoction with a curious blue colour. Included because it is a unique classic (even though one of the ingredients may be tricky to find – sorry about that).

  • Glass: Cocktail

  • Time: 2 min
  • Difficulty: 5/10
  • Yield: 1 cocktail
  • Alcohol Units: 3.6
  • Origin: Created atthe
    Hotel Wallick, New York early 20th century



6cl.   Pink 47 gin 6cl
2cl.   Lemon juice 2cl
2cl.   Maraschino liqueur
2cl.   Crème de violette



Maraschino cherry



1.  Shake the ingredients with ice
2.  Strain into a chilled cocktail glass
3.  Add a cherry.



The original recipe demands the crème de violette which gave this cocktail a sky blue colour: try it if you can find it. Shaking is important to impart the hue.




Pink 47

Pink 47 is a highly distinctive London Dry Gin offered in a unique diamond shaped bottle.
It is made using a delicious recipe carefully crafted in small batches with a mix of ten different botanicals
The result is a gin of full and complex flavour. Four times distilled and at 47% alcohol by volume, it is perfect for cocktails: strong and smooth with a crisp and compelling finish.




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