Maiden Flight

This vodka twist on the classic Aviation Cocktail refers to the one and only day (or two) the Queen Bee takes flight from the hive to mate with the drone bees. The Queen Bee is responsible for laying all the eggs for the honey bee colony, and she mates but once for a lifetime of egg laying.


  • 1.5 oz vodka
  • .5 oz Maraschino Liqueur
  • .25 oz Crème de Violette
  • .5 oz lemon
  • Garnish with a lemon peel


To a shaker filled with ice, add all ingredients and shake vigorously. Double strain and add garnish.

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