Ryan Reynolds Shares His Aviation American Gin Out of Office Reply

-Dude, I want to get into this
right here. How did you get involved —
Aviation Gin? What is going on?
This is, like — This is an American-made gin. -It’s an American gin. Little smoother than our —
its British counterparts, little more drinkable. Uh, wow.
I sound like a pro. -Yeah, you’re actually
good at this. -I really know nothing
about gin. If I ran the company for real,
it would be on fire. [ Laughter ] -No. It was —
I was in Vancouver, and I had been —
I was shooting. And I was shooting
a film out there. And I went to
this one restaurant. I ordered a Negroni.
And then I was — It was the best Negroni
I had ever had in my life. And I went back there
about eight more times before I finally asked the guy,
“What’s in this?” And he said it was Aviation Gin. So, I did a little research,
and it won — got, like, a 97 for wine — It was, like,
the highest-rated gin ever for that particular company. And it was tiny. So, I was able
to meet some of the owners and weasel my way in
as an owner. And I love it.
It’s amazing. -Where is this based out of?
-It’s based out of Portland. Portland, Oregon.
-Cheers. Was this just gin and soda? -Mine’s just straight gin. Yours has lots of soda
right there. -Wow.
[ Laughter ] I love it.
-Yeah. -Dude, it’s fantastic.
-Pretty great. -Refreshing.
-I know. So, it’s been fun. It’s been fun learning
kind of the ropes. You know, the liquor industry’s
kind of not unlike the — Yeah, there you go.
Kicking right in, huh? Yeah. I put a little
something extra in there. -[ Slurring ]
You’re my best friend. You’re my best friend.
-No, you hang up. No, you hang up.
-No, you hang up. [ Laughter ] It is tasty, man.
-I know. Pretty good, right? -Refreshing.
I love it. But now, dude,
now you go to meetings now? Are you, like —
-Loaded? Yeah, pretty much.
-No, no, no. I mean, no. Do you go into meetings and,
like, talk about the company? -Yeah. I kind of travel
all over the country. I meet buyers,
that sort of stuff. It’s, like, it’s a real,
genuine responsibility. But it’s not — it’s not too
dissimilar to the film industry. I mean, it’s all sort of based
on relationships and handshakes. You know, but what’s weird
and I found so ironic was that it’s
the liquor industry where you actually
have to be accountable. Like, in the — in the film
business, you can, you know — If you’re working on a movie, you can go out for a night
of drinking and then, you know, miss work because you
fell asleep on a stove. And no one’s gonna really
do much about it. But the liquor industry,
it’s hardcore. Yeah, you can’t — You don’t
mess up with those guys. Yeah. No.
-No, you can’t. But you said it’s like just
jumping into everything. Like, even jumping
into “Deadpool,” you didn’t know what —
what it was. -No. It was sort of — The whole thing’s been
an amazing learning experience. But you gotta trust your gut
on this kind of stuff. I mean, 11 years ago, I remember
reading a “Deadpool” comic and feeling like this is
a once-in-a-lifetime connection. And then a few years later,
I met my wife, and I was like, “Oh, I guess
a once-in-a-lifetime connection can happen twice.” And then — And then
we had our children. And that’s when I realized
that I love gin. [ Laughter and applause ] I just… I took the passion… -Of course. Of course.
-I went deep with the passion. Right? So, that’s when I bought —
I bought Aviation Gin. -That’s fantastic, dude.
-Yeah. -I know that if you do
go on vacation, you have to have
an out-of-office e-mail reply that people do. And you’re not really
used to those type of — -No. It’s all so formal.
Yeah. Suddenly, I have, like,
a pseudo-cyber office when I have to be — again,
I have to be accountable. So when I’m away, I have to send
out out-of-office e-mails. So, if you e-mail me
at the company, you get a response back,
at least. And it’s, yeah, been fun. -And some people told you to,
you know, just keep it short and sweet. -Keep it short and sweet.
-Out of the office. -Nothing personal.
-Not checking my e-mail. -Be back — Yeah.
-Yeah. -So, I went deep.
-This is six paragraphs long. It’s just —
-Yeah, yeah. -This is your
out-of-office e-mail reply. We highlighted some stuff. -Yeah. It was — It was fun.
-In case you want to just — -It was a bit of an overshare.
I enjoyed it. Yeah, so this is only my second
out-of-office reply. And from what I’m told, it should be short, sweet,
never personal. I said, “This Father’s –”
This is for Father’s Day. I said, “This is
the perfect time to give your dad the best
Aviation American Gin.” I said, “While my own father
may be gone, the unspoken tension we shared
is alive and well. This Father’s Day, you may not be able to give Dad
a second chance, but you can give him a bottle
of Aviation American Gin. Or if he died
before either of you could even begin to comprehend
the importance of closure, just get yourself a bottle. [ Laughter ] Happy Father’s Day. Ryan Reynolds, owner,
Aviation Gin.” Yeah. I mean, that’s just
an out-of-office reply. Short and sweet. -Yeah. -Short and sweet.
Nothing too personal. -I have one right now, if you e-mail me
at [email protected] You get one right now. I’ll tell you
exactly where I am. -Really?
-Yeah, yeah. It’s true. Yeah. I have one personalized
for “The Tonight Show” even. -You will?
-Yeah. -So, if you e-mail
[email protected]– -Probably shouldn’t give
my e-mail address on live television.
-Yeah, that’s a big mistake. You’re gonna get e-mails, dude. -Works for everybody else.
Works for politicians. -Yeah.
Why not?

100 Replies to “Ryan Reynolds Shares His Aviation American Gin Out of Office Reply

  1. Just bought a bottle and made two aviation cocktails. It's good, but you have to like Gin of all different types and be adventurous to change up the cocktail recipes a bit to get the balance of sweetness and citrus that you enjoy. And then we you have that down. Make it bucket size. They don't call it aviation for nothing. After two cocktails – I'm flyin.

  2. That "I love gin" joke had to be scripted, like… It's one of the best jokes I've ever heard. Soo fking good.

  3. He is the best! Love his funny sarcastic ass. Of course always been a fan. But Deadpool for Ryan is what Iron Man was for Robert .D …Pure Magic only one's true character could match the ideal Hero and its real.

  4. Watch your liver Ryan. I took care of somebody that turned green then orange then blue at 40, she has a hard liquor drinking problem.

  5. Okay I think this is the first time when Jimmy's OBNOXIOUS fake laugh really stood out to me

  6. Saw the trailer of the new Pokemon movie. There is a part in the movie that portrays the tazing of Robert Dziekanski. When the kid has a stapler and pikachu says he will electricute him. This is something that should no be ok or made fun of.

  7. I know he dose not know much about dead pool because he was asked about thanos and we was like he would have made it worse but dead pool and thanos has a long rivalry.

  8. That's what I got today as a reply to my email:

    Thank you for your email. I am currently out of the office on summer vacation. Rest assured, though, I never stop working for Aviation. This summer, I have committed to qualifying for the newly created FAA Promotional Pilot’s License. I will be logging 200 hours of flight time dragging my own face across the skies near you. If you see it, please raise your Aviation and Tonic towards the sky. Actually, don’t. Can’t get distracted. Flying…

    Ryan Reynolds


    Aviation American Gin


  9. It’s a rare and seldom thing to get a genuine laugh out of Mr. James Fallon.
    Well played, Ryan Reynolds, well played.

  10. Since both my father & grandfathers have died. My uncle would be the one whom I would purchase a bottle of Aviation Gin for Father’s Day …but he has been 12 Steps somber for 2 years sooo…I bought some for Mother’s Day!

  11. Sure just creeped out, got this recommended on YT after watching Ryan do the "Bottle cap challenge" with a bottle of this Gin on FB.

  12. Ryan: hello

  13. Man, I want to mute Jimmy each time Ryan says something. It doesn't even have to funny, he'll do his fake laugh. Can't stand it.

  14. I just emailed Him and I got this:

    Ryan Reynolds
    5:17 PM (22 minutes ago)
    to me

    I will be out of the office until I find the angriest intellectual property attorney around so I can sue the circus pants off of a certain trademark-infringing, deepfake photoshopping Australian sexiest man alive (2008.)

  15. Anyone find it a little funny that deadpool wasn’t picked up by MCU till they killed off his ex wife? (Scarlett Johansen) lol

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