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The Original Paper Plane Cocktail

The paper plane, created in 2007, is one of the best modern cocktails. It's equal parts, so it's also a great starter cocktail for those looking to get into the game.
Course Cocktails, Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword Amaro Nonino, Bourbon, Campari Cocktails, Cocktails
Prep Time 2 minutes
Total Time 2 minutes
Servings 1 drink
Calories 265kcal
Cost $2


  • Cocktail Shaker


  • 30 ml Bourbon I recommend Buffalo Trace
  • 30 ml Amaro Nonino can sub for Amaro Montenegro if you can't find Nonino
  • 30 ml Aperol should sub for Campari if you subbed the Nonino with Montenegro
  • 30 ml Lemon Juice freshly squeezed


  • Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake for a few seconds then double strain into a glass.
  • Garnish with a maraschino cherry and a paper plane.


Calories: 265kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin C: 12mg