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How Ryan Reynolds has just made drinking gin even sexier

Reynolds joins the ranks of Justin Timberlake, Drew Barrymore, George Clooney and P Diddy, in a long line of celebrity alcohol brand ownership.

23 Feb 2018
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Uber suave, notable funnyman, and most importantly husband of goddess Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds just became the newest celeb to scoop up a sophisticated liquor brand. The American born spirit, founded in hipster haven Portland, Oregon, Aviation Gin experiments with a variety of botanicals making it one of the top gins on the planet. With a less traditional recipe, Aviation offers a smoother finish than their across-the-pond gin drinking experts in London.

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Known for his rugged good looks and acting career, Reynolds is a also a self proclaimed gin enthusiast who aims to be a hands on owner.  

'I've tried every gin on the planet and Aviation is, hands down, the best. Also, I don't recommend trying every gin on the planet. Stick with this one.' - Ryan Reynolds, Owner, Aviation American Gin.

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‘We couldn't be happier that Ryan discovered Aviation. He wholeheartedly embodies the authentic, original spirit of Aviation Gin," said Andrew T. Chrisomalis, CEO of Davos Brands. "Ryan has worked tirelessly to create some of the world's most iconic media properties and will bring that drive and creativity to sharing Aviation with the world.’

More about the gin:
Every bottle of Aviation Gin is handcrafted in small 100-case batches at the House Spirits Distillery in Portland, Oregon by master distiller Christian Krogstad and Andrew Tice. 

Aviation Gin can be purchased at a variety of South African online and in store retailers across the country.

Also read: Gin for beginners - all you need to know about one of the world’s most popular spirits.

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