spicy
sweet
cardamom
smoky
lavender
pepper
oily
anise
orange peel
Spiral Aviation Gin

Aviation

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Colour 
Crystal clear.

Smell / Nose / Aroma
Juniper and cardamom infused milk. Hint of smoke and freshly cut grass, with spa-like characteristics driven by the lavender, coriander and sweet orange. Spice notes from caraway, anise and pepper.

Flavour / Taste / Palate 
Pleasantly heavy rye and spice entry with floral lavender and anise top notes, followed by juniper, cardamom, coriander and dried orange peel.

Finish
Lightly sweet clean finish with citrus pith, some peppery spice and lite smokiness.

Comment
Juniper is there but cardamom is its equal companion. It is a Gin that you can also sip neat or on the rocks.
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Not your father's Gin. A botanical democracy.

Aviation Gin takes its name from the classic Aviation cocktail. Distilled in Portland US, by Lee Medoff and Christian Krogstad, who teamed up with Seattle mixologist Ryan Magarian to produce a new style of Gin. In 2006, after nearly 30 rounds of trials and adjustments, their vision became reality when the trio felt they had finally captured the essence of their obsessions. The Aviation took off.

But, is Aviation Gin really a Gin? It depends how you look at it, we believe it is. Distilled from rye, it carries a rich flavour and an excellent, somewhat oily mouthfeel, quite different from your typical London dry Gin.
  • Style
    Gin
  • Region
    Oregon
  • Country
    United States
  • Alcohol
    42%
  • Distillery
    House Spirits LLC, Portland
  • Bottler
    House Spirits LLC, Portland

Aviation

(0.75l, 42%)


9.1/10
Ratings & Reviews
Member Reviews and Ratings of Aviation Gin
Christopher
Very different style of gin... soft, sweeter, and without the big juniper presence. Makes a great aviation cocktail and good gin and tonic. Great for people who claim they don't like gin because they've only ever tried Beefeater.
Simeon
When making my clover clubs, this Gin produced the best tasting results
anonymous
Deceptive. Sweet and liquorish-y... almost a completely different spirit. Bitterness and herbal notes tie it down to a gin, however. Exotic.
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