Created by Hugo Ensslin, head bartender at the Hotel Wallick in New York, in the early twentieth century. Ensslin’s recipe included a violet liqueur which gave the cocktail a pale sky-blue color.

• 8 cl. Geranium Gin
• 2 cl. Maraschino Liqueur
• 2 cl. lemon juice

Instructions: Shake all ingredients with ice for 15 seconds and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a maraschino cherry.