After being lost for almost a half-century, this sky blue concoction was refurbished to its original glory only within the last decade to the delight of a new generation of bartenders who have since championed this forgotten drink.


  • 2 ounce Chemist Gin

  • .75 ounce lemon juice

  • .5 ounce luxardo maraschino

  • .25 ounce creme de violette

  • Dash of Simple Syrup

  • Garnish: Brandied Cherry


  1. Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker.

  2. Fill shaker with ice and shake until chilled. 

  3. Strain into a chilled coupe or cocktail glass. 

  4. Garnish with a brandied cherry.