Lost Plane

The Lost Plane cocktail is a well-known recipe that dates back to the 1970s. It’s one of the more popular drinks among bartenders, especially in New York City. It was created by bartender Dick Pape, who worked at the Holiday Inn in New York City in the 1970s. The drink was named after an airplane that crashed into Jamaica Bay and disappeared for several days in 1939. It is a rum based cocktail, one of the most popular cocktails in Cuba. It's quite easy to prepare and has an amazing taste!

Spirit Used


¾ ounce dark Rum
¾ ounce Aperol
¾ ounce amaro
¾ freshly squeezed lemon juice
Lemon peel for garnish


1. Chill a coupe or martini glass.
2. In a cocktail shaker, add the ice, rum, Aperol, amaro, and lemon juice.
3. Shake to chill.
4. Strain into chilled glass.
5. Garnish with lemon peel.

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