Paper Plane

March 6, 2024


Paper Plane is a modern cocktail created by the bartender Sam Ross in 2007, in New York City. The name “Paper Plane” has been inspired by the M.I.A. song “Paper Planes” that he was listening to, while experimenting with different cocktail recipes, and the name stuck.

Paper Plane cocktail recipe

The Paper Plane cocktail is a harmonious blend of bourbon’s warmth combined with the citrusy brightness, bittersweet complexity and herbal notes.

IBA Category:
New Era Drinks

Paper Plane cocktail recipe


  • 30 ml Bourbon Whiskey
  • 30 ml Amaro Nonino liqueur
  • 30 ml Aperol
  • 30 ml Fresh Lemon Juice

Paper Plane cocktail recipe

Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker, shake thoroughly with ice, then strain into chilled cocktail glass.