If you ever need an easy subject to joke about in the world of movies, Ryan Reynolds’ time as DC’s Green Lantern always works in a pinch. Even the man himself understands this, as he continually pokes fun at his effort to become part of the DC film landscape. So when someone decided to name a cocktail after Hal Jordan’s heroic alter-ego, and used Reynolds’ Aviation Gin in the process, our favorite marketing nerd/comedic do-gooder was all over it on social media. The results are not only totally on brand, but they have us thirsty to try some form of this drink out for ourselves.

As with most Green Lantern jokes, social media was the playground where this particular “insult” was hurled. Thanks to a fan tweeting a photo of Aviation Gin and Mountain Dew being mixed together on Twitter, with Ryan Reynolds firmly tagged, the table was set to begin the mining of comedy gold. The chain of tweets that ensued afterwards not only gave this drink its now infamous name, it also gave Mr. Reynolds more opportunity to be his sharp self in the process. Here’s how it all got started, through the simple act of creation:

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