It was called a Paper Plane. How do I make it?

Cocktail Colin says:

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I have found a cocktail that closely matches what you're looking for. It's a popular cocktail called "Aviation" with a high rating of 4.94/5. It contains ingredients like Lemon Juice, Gin, Maraschino cherry liqueur, and Creme De Violette. It's cold, alcoholic, shaken, and not stirred. Enjoy!
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You asked: How to make a Paper Plane cocktail. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.


The Aviation cocktail is a classic and refreshing drink that dates back to the early 1900s. It was created by...

Lemon Juice (15ml), Gin (45ml), Maraschino cherry liqueur (15ml), Creme De Violette (Teaspoon)

4 ingredients
4.94 / 5

Air Mail

The Air Mail cocktail is a sparkling and refreshing drink that combines the Caribbean charm of white rum with the...

Lime juice (15ml), Champagne / prosecco (45ml), White rum (30ml), Honey syrup (15ml)

4 ingredients
4.5 / 5

Hanky Panky

This classic cocktail recipe is credited to Ada Coleman, head bartender at the American Bar in The Savoy in 1925.

Gin (45ml), Red vermouth (45ml), Amaro (2 dashes)

3 ingredients
4.5 / 5

Jefferson Airplane

The Jefferson Airplane cocktail is an intriguing mix that combines the anise-flavored sweetness of sambuca with the bitterness of tonic...

Sambuca (60ml), Tonic water (Top up), Coffee (3)

3 ingredients
3.99 / 5

High Flyer

The High Flyer cocktail combines the rich, warming taste of brandy with the sweet, often citrus-flavored zing of an energy...

Brandy (60ml), Energy drink (Top up)

2 ingredients
3.89 / 5

Flying Tiger

The Flying Tiger cocktail is a refreshing and fruity drink that is perfect for a sunny day. This cocktail was...

Vodka (60ml), Orange juice (Top up), White rum (60ml), Grenadine (30ml)

4 ingredients
3.64 / 5

Flying Yak

The Flying Yak is a vibrant cocktail that merges the boldness of cognac with the electric buzz of an energy...

Energy drink (20ml), Cognac (15ml)

2 ingredients
3.6 / 5

Smooth Sheets

The Smooth Sheets cocktail is a fruit-forward and refreshingly sweet concoction, designed to tantalize the taste buds with a harmonious...

Peach Schnapps (30ml), Lemonade (Dash), Blackcurrant Cordial (30ml), Whiskey (30ml)

4 ingredients
3.57 / 5

Flying Saucer

This tastes like the sweet flying saucers you used to get as a kid!

Cointreau (15ml), Lemon Juice (15ml), Soda water (Top up), Grenadine (Dash), Lime juice (15ml), Lemon vodka (15ml), Orange vodka (15ml), Blackcurrant vodka (15ml), Gomme syrup (15ml)

9 ingredients
3.53 / 5


The Frisbee cocktail is a unique concoction that marries the sweetness of peach schnapps with the tartness of blackcurrant juice,...

Peach Schnapps (30ml), Blackcurrant Juice (30ml), Cider (60ml), Lager (Top up)

4 ingredients
3.51 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What ingredients are typically in a Paper Plane cocktail?

A Paper Plane cocktail typically includes ingredients like bourbon, Aperol, Amaro Nonino, and fresh lemon juice.

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How do I properly shake a cocktail?

To properly shake a cocktail, fill a shaker with ice, add all ingredients, and shake vigorously for about 15-20 seconds before straining into a glass.

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Can I make a Paper Plane cocktail without alcohol?

A non-alcoholic version of the Paper Plane can be made by substituting the spirits with non-alcoholic alternatives or using fruit juices for a similar flavor profile.

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What glassware is best for serving a Paper Plane cocktail?

A Paper Plane cocktail is traditionally served in a coupe or a rocks glass, enhancing the presentation and drinking experience.

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How can I make my cocktail presentation more appealing?

Enhance your cocktail's presentation by using a garnish, such as a lemon twist, and serving it in elegant glassware to elevate the visual appeal.

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