Aqua Velva (cocktail)
The aftershave whose color inspired the cocktail's name
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|Commonly used ingredients||Vodka, gin, lemon-lime, and Blue Curaçao|
An Aqua Velva is a cocktail made with vodka, gin, lemon-lime, and Blue Curaçao; the latter gives the drink the color of Ice Blue Aqua Velva, its namesake, which when introduced was touted as the aftershave that "gives your skin a drink."
- "Aqua Velva Recipe". Recipe Syndicate. Hearst Seattle Media. February 21, 2012. Retrieved 2014-12-02.
- "New Ice Blue After Shave". advertisement. LIFE. April 8, 1957. p. 108. Retrieved 2014-12-02.
Ice Blue Aqua Velva 'gives your skin a drink.'
- Dargis, Manohla (March 2, 2007). ""Zodiac": David Fincher's obsession with a serial killer's story". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-11-07.
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