Amelia Earhart

2 oz Strawberry puree (blended with gin)
2 oz Gin
2 t Maraschino Liqueur
1 t Crème de Violette
2 t Simple syrup
1 oz Meyer lemon juice
12   Meyer lemon zest
Shake and serve on the rocks, or straight, or whatever
Original recipe calls for juice and zest of 1/2 Meyer lemon. (Approximately 1 oz.)
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Block that metaphor?

I read this to my wife, who likes van Aviation, and her reaction was, "that's disgusting!". Not that it wouldn't taste good. But what's the concept here?

Any idea of the background or history?

I updated the missing

I updated the missing attribution and clarified the amount of Meyer lemon juice.