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Kentucky Flyer

Kentucky Flyer cocktail
Image: / Tim Nusog

Make an Aviation twist using all-American ingredients, and you get this down-home cocktail.


  • 2 ounces rye whiskey
  • 3/4 ounce Luxardo maraschino liqueur
  • 1/2 ounce lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • Garnish: 2 brandied cherries
  • Garnish: mint sprig


  1. Add all ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake.

  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail or coupe glass.

  3. Garnish with 2 brandied cherries and a mint sprig speared on a pick.