Your Submissions: “The Wilmington” Cocktail with Aviation Gin

We received so many incredible submissions for our cocktail contest with Aviation gin, where we asked YOU to create “The Wilmington”, our city’s first signature cocktail. Grab a bottle of Aviation gin and try these out, then vote for YOUR favorite for the “People’s Choice Award”. You have until January 11th, so get those votes in and spread the word! cocktail

Submitted by @miss.sabrina_

(view original submission here) Recipe:
  • 2 cups of ice
  • 3 shots of Aviation gin
  • 2 cups of frozen pineapple
  • 2 shots of blue curacao
  • Strawberry garnish
win and gin

Submitted by @indiaautry

(view original submission here) Recipe:
  • Red Wine
  • 3 oz of Aviation gin
  • Mint garnish

Submitted by @nubiabartending

(view original submission here) Recipe:
  • 1.5 oz of Aviation gin
  • 0.5 oz of Halo Spiced liqueur -local to Smyrna, DE
  • 1 oz blue curacao
  • 4 oz Wawa lemonade
tiddly turtle cocktail

Submitted by @Tiddly.Turtle

 (view original submission here) Recipe
  • 1.5oz of Aviation gin
  • 1.5oz of Prickly Pear Puree
  • 1 cup lemonade
  • Rosemary sprig garnish
  • Ice cube made with edible flowers

Submitted by @TorbertSocial

(view original submission here) Recipe:
  • 2oz Aviation gin
  • 1/2 oz honey simple syrup
  • 2 dash angostura bitters
  • 2 dash lavender bitters
  • Lemon twist garnish (smoke optional)
Tortbert Cocktail2

Submitted by @Victoreedia

(view original submission here) Recipe:
  • 2oz Aviation gin
  • 3/4 fresh lemon juice
  • 1oz simple syrup
  • 1 1/2 oz celery juice
  • Smoked sea salt, red pepper/black pepper combo rim garnish
gin cocktail

Submitted by @therealmelmar

(view original submission here) Recipe:
  • 2 oz Aviation gin
  • 1.5 oz peach simple syrup
  • 2 dashes of cinnamon

Submitted by @ulapop2

(view original submission here) Recipe:
  • 1.5 oz Aviation gin
  • 4 oz ginger beer
  • Cucumber and fresh ground ginger garnish

Submitted by @columbusinn

(view original submission here) Recipe:
  • 3 oz Aviation gin
  • 0.5 oz lemon juice
  • 0.5 oz Honey-Sage Simple Syrup (Honey harvested in Wilmington by @irisandcallistos.) 
  • 1 Fresh Sage Leaf garnish
Peach Infused Gin

Submitted by @keta180 & @fizzleanddizzle

(view original submission here) Recipe:
  • 0.75 oz peach infused simple syrup
  • .5 oz lemon juice
  • 1.5 oz Aviation gin
  • Ground cinnamon garnish
  • 1 Fresh Sage Leaf
Blackberry Gin

Submitted by @jamiessecret112

(view original submission here) Recipe:
  • 2 oz. Aviation gin
  •  1 oz. Blackberry Puree
  •  3/4 oz. Winter Spice simple syrup
  • 1 Egg white 
  • Cinnamon garnish

Submitted by @crowbar_Trolleysquare

(view original submission here) Recipe:
  • 2 oz Aviation gin
  • 0.5 oz Strega
  • 1.5 oz Passion fruit puree
  • 0.75 oz Vanilla simple syrup
Grapes and Rosemary Gin

Submitted by @cheffrankbrown

(view original submission here) Recipe:
  • 3 oz Aviation gin
  • 1 oz Dry Vermouth
  • 10 Grapes
  • Pinch of Rosemary
Dorcea Aviation

Submitted by @dorcea1314

(view original submission here) Recipe:
  • 3oz Aviation gin
  • 0.5oz orgeat
  • 1.5 oz earl grey-honey simple
  • Lemon half fresh squeezed
  • Lemon peel garnish
Lavender Rosemary Gin

Submitted by @thebarchief

(view original submission here) Recipe:
  • 2 oz Aviationgin
  • 1.5 oz Rosemary Lavender Syrup
  • 1 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • Top With Tonic Soda
Laughing Man Coffee & Gin

Submitted by @TheCopperDram

(view original submission here) Recipe:
  • 2 oz Aviation Gin infused with
  • Laughing Man coffee
  • 0.5 oz Tempus Fugit Cr. De Cacao
  • 0.75 oz fresh egg white
  • 0.35 oz lemon juice
Elderflower Gin

Submitted by @nancy_mbugua

(view original submission here) Recipe:
  • 2oz Aviation gin 
  • 1oz Elderflower Liqueur
  • 1oz Grapefruit Juice
  • Muddled basil
cocktail with rosemary

Submitted by Kimberly Kramer Hancock

(view original submission here) Recipe:
  • 2oz Aviation gin
  • Muddled Jalapeno
  • 1oz Peach Puree
  • 1oz prosecco
  • Fresh thyme garnish
Peach schnapps & Aviation Gin

Submitted by Hiroshi Hayashi

(view original submission here) Recipe: 
  • 1oz Aviation gin 
  • 1oz peach schnapps 
  • 1oz lime 
  • 1oz triple sec 

Submitted by @Miapow7

(view original submission here) Recipe:
  • 1.5 oz Aviation gin
  • 1 oz sweet vermouth
  • 0.5 oz Grand Marnier
  • Orange peel
  • Garnish with ground cardamom

Submitted by Marylou Callahan

Recipe:
  • 1.5 oz of Aviation gin
  • 1.5 oz vermouth
  • 1 tbs of local honey
  • 1 Squeeze of lemon 

Submitted by Le Cavalier

Recipe:
  • 1.5 oz Aviation Gin Infused with Mint Tea
  • .75 oz Chamomile Simple Syrup
  • .75 oz Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • 1 Egg White 
  • Top with Seltzer
  • Garnish with Blood Orange Pinwheel 

Submitted by Bardea Food + Drink

Recipe:
  • 2oz Aviation Gin
  • 1.5oz concord grape shrub 
  • 0.5 oz smoked rosemary simple 
  • One egg white

Submitted by Shauna McLoughlin

Recipe:
  • 5 Basil Leaves
  • 1.5 oz Aviation Gin
  • 4 oz Ginger Beer
  • Basil garnish

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