The Happy Hour: Aviation

imageThe origins of Aviation Cocktail remain rather murky. Some sources, such as David Wondrich’s “Imbibe!”, tell it was first printed in a 1916 book by Hugo Ensslin called “Recipes for Mixed Drinks”. Aviation has established itself as a popular mixture over the years and recently was dubbed one of the classics for aficionado imbibers.
* 2 oz gin (60 m)
* 1/2 oz liqueur Maraschino (15 ml)
* 1/2 oz lemon juice (15 ml)
* 1 or 2 maraschino cherries
Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a maraschino cherry.


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Bow Tie Thursday with Pocket Square Clothing (@pocketsquareco)

Rodolfo Ramirez and Andrew Cheung sought to create a lifestyle brand beyond clothing. Despite their lack of formal training, the duo’s ideas and dreams were realized in 2011 with the creation of Pocket Square Clothing. Currently featuring a collection of handcrafted bow ties, skinny neckties and pocket squares, the brand is a reflection of the ideals behind the Urban Gentleman. Lets take a look at some of our favorite designs.

The Aberdeen
The Oxford
The Southern Gent

For more information about Pocket Square Clothing and their collection, visit them at



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