The Blue Moon Cocktail

The Blue Moon Cocktail

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: 1 Serving

This cocktail gets it signature, iridescent blue color from the addition of Crème de Violette; a liqueur with natural and/or artificial violet flower flavoring and coloring.


  • 1-1/2 ounces Dry Gin
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce Crème de Violette
  • Orange peel zest to garnish


  1. Place all of the ingredients, except for the orange twist, into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Vigorously shake the mixture for 35 seconds and then double strain into a cocktail glass.
  3. Garnish the drink with the orange zest twist and then serve immediately.

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