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Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur in NYC? [Moved from Spirits board]

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Anyone in NY have any ideas where I can buy a bottle of Luxardo Maraschino liqueur in order to make a proper Aviation cocktail? Sherry-Lehman does not carry it, nor do other midtown liquor stores I have tried. I have a bottle of Stock, but I understand that Luxardo is the standard-bearer.

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  1. Not that this is any specific help, but I also strongly recommend the Maraska brand of Maraschino liqueuer. It tends to be more difficult to find even than Luxardo, but if you spot it, it's good stuff! I haven't compared the two directly to really be able to say if one's better than the other.

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    1. Park Ave. liquor (on Madison near 42nd St.) was able to get it from their distributor a couple of years ago. Other than that, I spent about a week once trying to find someone who had it on the shelves. Unless someone's sneaked a bottle or two into their store since then, forget it.

      1. Park Ave. liquor (on Madison near 42nd St.) was able to get it from their distributor a couple of years ago. Other than that, I spent about a week once trying to find someone who had it on the shelves. Unless someone's sneaked a bottle or two into their store since then, forget it.

        1. I got my bottle at Park Ave. liquor a couple months ago, and they had more in stock... can't imagine this moves too quickly.

          1. Thanks to all for you suggestions. I snagged a bottle today at Astor Wines & Spirits and just had the opportunity to try some straight. It tastes much more complex than the Stock maraschino with both a hint of sweetness and bitterness all at once. Tonight I will try the venerated Aviation Cocktail!