Aquavit

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 another spring/summer inspired aquavit …READ MORE

Cranberry Aquavit & Tonic

Cranberry Aquavit & Tonic

This cocktail is as easy-going as it gets, with aquavit, cranberry juice, and a squeeze of lime, topped with tonic water. Garnish with lime and mint for a very refreshing afternoon cocktail, no matter the season.