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Blue Angel

By swapping Cointreau for blue curaçao, Crème de Violette for the Parfait Amour, Tristan Willey of Brooklyn’s Long Island Bar updates this retro recipe from Playboy's Host & Bar Book.

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Adelita

In this homage to the strong women of the Mexican Revolution, Crème de Violette adds a note of soft florals to the strong combination of tequila and Cocchi Americano.

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The Sun Prairie

At Donna, violet liqueur is paired with its traditional partner, gin, along with Cocchi Rosa and dry vermouth, resulting in a bitter, aromatic cocktail with slight florals.

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Aviation

After being lost for almost a half-century, this sky blue concoction was refurbished to its original glory only within the last decade. This original version first appears in Hugo Ensslin’s…

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Attention

Thanks to the resurgence of absinthe and crème de violette, this lost classic is finding its way back into the barman's repertoire.