4 gin drinks perfect for winter sipping

Move over mulled wine, gin is the go-to winter tipple. Yes, gin may have a strong hold on summer, but we’d like to make a case for cracking open the Aviation Gin in winter too and treating yourself to a gin based cocktail that’ll keep you warm as the temperatures drop. Take it from co-owner Ryan Reynolds, “If you’re drinking anything else, you’re drinking bullsh*t”.

Inspired by our friends at Aviation Gin, here are 4 gin cocktails perfect for winter:

1. Negroni Upgrade

1.5 shots Aviation American Gin

0.75 shot Bitter Aperitivo Liqueur

0.75 shot Sweet Vermouth

Orange Twist

Combine all ingredients into a mixing glass with ice. Stir, then strain into Rocks glass with ice. Garnish with Orange Twist.

2. Hugo’s Martini

1.5 shots Aviation American Gin

0.5 shots Dry Vermouth

1 Dash Orange Bitters

Lemon Peel

Combine all ingredients into a mixing glass with Ice. Stir, then strain into chilled Martini glass. Garnish with Lemon Peel.

3. Gin Fizz

2 shots Aviation American Gin

1 shot freshly squeezed lemon juice

0.75 shot simple syrup

1 egg white 

Soda water, to top

Combine gin, lemon juice, simple syrup and egg white to a shaker and shake vigorously with no ice for 15 seconds. Add ice, shake for another 15 and strain into Rocks glass and top up with soda water.

4. Bijou

1 shot Aviation American Gin

1 shot Green Chartreuse Liqueur

1 shot Sweet Vermouth

2-3 Dashes Orange Bitters

Combine all ingredients into a mixing glass with Ice. Stir, then strain into chilled Coupe glass.

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