A unique and complex gin that is a true delight for any gin enthusiast. This gin is crafted using a blend of botanicals that includes juniper, lavender, cardamom, sarsaparilla, and orange peel, among others. The blend of botanicals is carefully balanced to create a distinctive flavor profile that is both sweet and savory.
This gin is named after the aviation cocktail, a classic cocktail made with gin, lemon juice, and maraschino liqueur. The Aviation Old Tom Gin is a modern take on the classic gin used in the cocktail, and it is made using traditional methods that were popular in the 19th century.
One of the unique aspects of this gin is its use of Old Tom style. This is a sweeter style of gin that was popular in the 18th and 19th centuries. Aviation Old Tom Gin is made using a small amount of sugar, which gives it a subtle sweetness that is balanced by the other botanicals.
When sipped neat, this gin has a smooth and complex flavor profile. The initial taste is sweet and floral, with notes of lavender and citrus. This is followed by a spicy kick from the cardamom and a subtle bitterness from the sarsaparilla. The finish is dry and long-lasting, with a hint of sweetness that lingers on the palate.
This gin is versatile and can be used in a variety of cocktails, including the classic Aviation cocktail. It also pairs well with tonic water, ginger beer, or citrus juices. Aviation Old Tom Gin is an excellent choice for anyone who enjoys a complex and flavorful gin, and it is a must-try for fans of classic cocktails.