Party Ready Bottle and Pitcher Cocktails - Aviation American Gin

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Party Ready Bottle and Pitcher Cocktails

Be the MVP at your next BBQ – this is by far the easiest way to create and transport drinks that aren’t your booze-filled watermelon standby. We’re talking pre-mixed bottled negronis, lavender lemonade and pitcher cocktails without any of the fuss at all – or having to pitch yourself as the weekend-long bartender.

So whether you’re the host, the chef or the guest here are your go-to you’re-in-charge-of-cocktails cocktails! This is how you upgrade summer.

BOTTLED AVIATION NEGRONI

In a mixing glass, combine spirits & mixers. Stir. Bottle and cap. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Makes one 8 oz bottle.

 

TILT A WHEEL

  • 1 oz Aviation American Gin
  • 1 oz Sauvignon Blanc
  • 3/4 oz Freshly pressed grapefruit juice
  • 1/2 oz Freshly pressed lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz Vanilla syrup*

In a mixing bowl, combine spirits & mixers. Stir. Fine strain into a serving pitcher filled with ice. Garnish with grapefruit discs sliced in half.

* Vanilla Syrup: in a saucepan bring one cup of water to a simmer. Add one cup of sugar and stir until dissolved. Add three vanilla beans (split vertically) and lower stove to medium heat. Cook for approx 20 min, stirring occasionally. When desired vanilla flavor is reached, remove from heat and strain into a jar. Refrigerate and use within two weeks.

 

LAVENDER LEMONADE

  • 2 oz Aviation American Gin
  • 3/4 oz Lavender infused honey syrup*
  • 1 oz Freshly pressed lemon juice
  • 1 oz Soda water

In a mixing bowl, combine spirits & mixers. Stir. Fine strain into a serving pitcher filled with ice. Garnish with lemon wheels and lavender blossoms.

* Lavender infused honey syrup:  in a saucepan bring one cup of water to a simmer. Add one cup of honey and stir until dissolved. Add one tablespoon dried lavender and lower stove to medium heat. Let simmer for approximately 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and strain into a jar. Refrigerate and use within two weeks.

 

BEERS KNEES

In a pint glass, add spirits and mixers. Fill with ice and shake vigorously. Fine strain into a chilled collins glass with or without ice. Top with Hefeweizen. Garnish with a lemon wedge.

-The Aviation Team

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