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That is my preferred gin, along with Nolet. It left an after taste like dishwater. I’m not certain which of the many ‘notes’ I inhaled that we’re listed on the makers website.

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Wish I liked it better, but will stick to Bombay. I’ve never been a big fan of gin because most taste like pinecones to me, though a good bartender once had me liking Sapphire martinis. Never again.

Appearance: Crystal clear, thick, scalloped edges develop on swirling, changing to droplets droplets on the side of the glass. I really do hope you find something else that you like!

It seems that Brandon’s Gin [https://theginisin.com/gin-reviews/brandons-gin/] is available [http://www.finewineandgoodspirits.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/SpiritsProductDisplayView?level0=null&level1=S_Gin&level2=&level3=&level4=&catalogId=10051&storeId=10051&categoryId=null&productId=1514490&langId=-1&prodlistCatId=Spirits&parent_category_rn=Spirits].

one of personal favorite gins as a bartender.

I like Aviation Gin, but in terms of flavor profile– If you like Nolet, I can understand why you don’t like the flavor of Aviation. Sorry folks, but I just tried this based on the Wine Enthusiast high rating. I never met a gin I didn’t like, but I really struggled with this one! [])), +((!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+[])+(+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![])+(!+[]-(!![]))+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])-[])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]))/+((!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+[])+(!+[]-(!![]))+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![])+(!+[]-(!![]))+(+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![])+(+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])+!!

Amazingly cheap compared to all its competitors and a must have for the discerning gin connoisseur. I’m from northeast Pennsylvania. Start your review of Aviation Gin! Saying it is drain cleaner is not accurate as gin is an acquired taste to start off with. And I’m really intrigued to see how it’ll work in a Vesper (my 2nd fave gin cocktail). To the person who said that they are afraid to try another American gin due to them no liking Aviation is like me trying Bud light and comparing watered down pee to another American beer. However, I will also mention that my wife said she kind of liked it. And not just the bottle design (which I like).

Had it stirred (of course, not shaken), unadulterated. Distiller.com uses cookies that are essential for us to operate the website and that are helpful for us to improve the services.

Just buy the standard London dry Gin from Tanqeray that is very smooth with less Juniper taste than a ‘normal’ London dry Gin.

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Aviation Gin was created by co-founder Ryan Magarian a Seattle bartender, and Christian Krogstad the owner of House Spirits Distillery, based in Portland Oregon. By far the best gin I have ever had, but, OTOH, I’m not a huge gin enthusiast. The palate is where some of Aviation Gin’s spice flourishes are more evident.  =  I should have know better than to buy a domestic gin. "The aroma hits you with a dose of sarsaparilla first before the orange peel which emphasizes the lavender note follows. All are domestic, made here in the states, but are much closer to the juniper forward style that most English gins are known for. The Aviation is truly outstanding: 4 parts gin, 1 part fresh lemon juice, 1 part maraschino liqueur (dry).

Absolutely delicious.

So I suppose they won’t be carrying it anymore, which is sad, but it’s also out of my price range normally so I’m glad I got the chance to try it. I’ve not tasted such a lackluster gin before. })(120000); Aviation Gin finishes with a floral and earthy spice note, with a very literal hint of birch beer and flamed orange peel. Please enable Cookies and reload the page. Website: http://www.aviationgin.com or http://www.medoyeff.com. While taking a old style genever or American style base they have added a deft sense of blending,maceration and distillation to create a truly outstanding Gin.This is the gin to use to resurrect those classic pre-Prohibition American cocktail recipes such as the Alamagoozlum and a host of others, that simply cannot be done with a London Dry. Created by Jeff Ellingson this site is designed to reflect your drinking style.

In a video posted on the product's website, Reynolds says he loved the gin … Very elegant but so full of flavor from the bouquet to a very long finish. At the same time Gordon’s gin launched gin 1769, Sir Joshua Reynolds wrote Discourses on Art— which came to be one of the founding documents of idealistic and internal interpretations of reality in painting.

Terrible… I really wanted to like it… but can’t get to like the “floral” taste…. Aviation will be permanently and in the forefront of my gins. It doesn’t blow you away with juniper.

But it’s hardly representative of all American distilling.

Grow up, if you don’t like a gin try another and drink the crap out of it. I found Aviation to be average to OK without being special. This style is not legally defined. If there wasn’t the Ryan Reynolds connection this stuff would be discontinued already. "It was the smoothest Gin I'd ever tried and went down really easily. Not all domestic gins are of this style. 97-100 Platinum Medal, Like me on Facebook: 88-90 Silver Medal We have always enjoyed in theginisin as a website to research various gins before we buy them.

Yeah,Ryan Reynolds. Reynolds admitted on Twitter he was the one who wrote the review. .hide-if-no-js { Haven’t tried in in a GnT but might give that a shot and see if that’s better.

I live in Coral Gables, Florida. Good marketing, yes.


Thanks for the education on domestic Gin. The other link is the main page for all of their products. Medals will be awared based on the following scores: 86-87 Bronze Medal This gin review provides a whimsical look at America's Lend Lease support afforded to us in WW2, and how our pilots trained in Florida and Canada - plus, of course, we review this fabulous gin. While most alcohol is enjoyed cold, most alcohol reviews are conducted with alcohol served at room temperature.

I like it but its possibly the least conventional gin I’ve had in awhile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tilizing a traditional Dutch or early American Rye grain base (which brings it’s own zest, spiciness ) with a touch of Lavender. © Copyright 2020 Spirits Review by Chris Carlsson, Organic / Natural / Green / Socially Responsible / etc., (Details in Each Review), Aged and roasted peppers among other spices, Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla (from Orchids), A Tribute To Sasha Petraske – Or How We Started a Bartender Down the Path or Both…, Polugar Single Malt Rye and 6 Polugar (Vodkas) Reviewed. But, after a few tries, I’m ok with it but it’s not on my go-to list. Utilizing a traditional Dutch or early American Rye grain base (which brings it’s own zest, spiciness and weight compared to corn or wheat base spirits) and a much more even handed blending approach (read less juniper than a London Dry Gin). To learn more about responsible consumption, please visit, Sign up for the Distiller Newsletter for new bottle & feature updates. Aviation American Gin and how US trained our wartime fighter pilots like my dad. For my money though, Aviation has really come into its own as a contemporary gin-forward cocktail option. Two stars because the bottle is cool and Reynold’s commercials were awesome. House Spirits recommends Dolin, a twist, and a dash of orange bitters.

The finish is bittersweet with a cinnamony/minty fresh taste. notice.style.display = "block";

In a video posted on the product's website, Reynolds says he loved the gin so much he bought the company. Look for Halcyon Gin, Denver Dry Gin or Big Gin.

I really think the 4 1/2 star rating under values how wonderful Aviation really is.

I don’t want to cast any shade, but I would challenge Reynolds any day of the week– there’s almost 3,000 gins in the world and I bet he hasn’t even tasted one hundreth of what is out there.