Aquavit

Midnight Sunshine – a Frozen Aquavit Cocktail

Midnight Sunshine – a Frozen Aquavit Cocktail

I’m back with another aquavit cocktail! If you’ve hung around here for a little while, you know that I love aquavit, and I think it deserves a starring role in more summer cocktails, just like gin or vodka. Ever tried an Aquavit and Tonic? Or …READ MORE

Elderflower & Grapefruit Aquavit Sour

Elderflower & Grapefruit Aquavit Sour

This citrusy aquavit cocktail features pink grapefruit and elderflower for a spring-inspired sipper that’s light and floral with a subtle herbal complexity. Aquavit lends this cocktail a slight savory undertone that beautifully balances the intensity of elderflower liqueur. Try this recipe with Ahus Akvavit for …READ MORE

Garden Fairy Cocktail with Absinthe & Cucumber

Garden Fairy Cocktail with Absinthe & Cucumber

Happy National Absinthe Day! I’m celebrating with this Garden Fairy cocktail that combines bold absinthe with the flavors of fresh cucumber, lime, and herbs. If you enjoy absinthe cocktails, check out my easy Absinthe Frappé recipe! What is absinthe, anyway? Many folks think that absinthe …READ MORE

3 Aquavit Cocktails You Need to Try

3 Aquavit Cocktails You Need to Try

Let’s talk about aquavit / akvavit! Every new year, I make a resolution to drink or learn more about a particular spirit, and this year aquavit is high on my list. If you follow along with me on Instagram, you know I enjoy the Scandinavian …READ MORE

Aquavit Negroni

Aquavit Negroni

I have yet to meet a Negroni riff I didn’t like, and this herbaceous one is no exception. In this Aquavit Negroni, I like to pair aquavit with Lillet Blanc, rather than sweet vermouth, but feel free to try sweet vermouth if that’s what you …READ MORE

Nordic Summer – An Aquavit & Aperol Cocktail

Nordic Summer – An Aquavit & Aperol Cocktail

Aquavit, Aperol, and lime juice form a cocktail trifecta in this crisp and refreshing aquavit sour. This is an incredibly simple but tasty way to get to know a new bottle of aquavit. I enjoy it best with Ahus Akvavit. Want more spring/summer inspired aquavit …READ MORE