Was dedicated by an unknown bartender to the aviation industry. The drink first appears in ‘Recipes for Mixed Drinks 1916’, by Hugo Ensslin, who tended bar at the Hotel Wallick in Times Square, New York. The drink was supposed, by dint of a touch of violet liqueur, to remind people of the wide blue yonder, where aviators were beginning to play.

  • Tanqueray
  • Lemon
  • Maraschino
  • Violet

In 1916, Coca-Cola brought its current coke formula to the market.