"I've tried every gin on the planet and Aviation is, hands down, the best. Also, I don't recommend trying every gin on the planet. Stick with this one."– Ryan Reynolds, Owner, Aviation American Gin
Aviation Gin is a unique, citrus-forward gin made with botanicals from around the world. Juniper provides a backbone of piney flavor, while coriander, anise seed, cardamom, sarsaparilla, lavender and bitter & sweet orange peel give it layers of complexity. Aviation is credited with creating the American Gin category and is perfect for classic cocktails like the Martini or Gimlet.
Wine Spectator 97 Points
This cocktail inspired American spirit brings together the smooth flavor of cardamom, lavender, anise seed, orange peel, sarsaparilla, coriander, and juniper to create the perfect drinking experience.
Ingredients 2 oz Aviation American Gin 3/4 oz Freshly pressed lemon juice 6 leaves Mint 3/4 oz Simple syrup
Preparation In a pint glass, muddle the mint leaves Add spirits & mixers Fill with ice & shake vigorously Strain into a cocktail glass Garnish with a mint sprig
Ingredients 2 oz Aviation American Gin 1 oz Freshly pressed lemon juice 1 oz Honey syrup
Preparation In a pint glass, add spirits & mixers Fill with ice & shake vigorously Fine strain into a chilled cocktail glass Garnish with a lemon disc or twist