a Scandinavian liquor usually flavored with caroway seeds; -- also called akvavit.
The most popular spirit in Scandinavian countries, more commonly known as akvavit or schnapps (schnapps, snaps). It is a colorless distillate made from grain or potatoes and may be flavored with a variety of spices such as aniseed, coriander seeds, fennel seed, dill, cumin seeds, caraway seeds or bitter orange rinds and usually bottled at 40-45% alcohol. Also See Kummel See Goldwasser, See Gin. How to serve: Aquavit should be served like good vodka, "ice-cold and neat" from a receptacle no bigger than a shot glass. The bottle should be kept in the freezer, prior to serving. It makes a superb wintertime apertif, especially for guests who have just come in from the cold.
Alcoholic beverage from grain or potato's, distilled in northern Europe.
A strong clear Scandinavian liquor distilled from potato or grain mash and flavored with caraway seed.
Scandinavian liquor usually flavored with caraway seeds
(Akvavit) Scandanavian Vodka flavored with caraway, dill and other herbs and spices.
Translates to "water of life" and is the national beverage of Scandinavia. This spirit is distilled first from barley or potatoes and then again primarily with caraway seeds. Serve 1 ounce neat and well chilled with caviar or smoked fish.
A clear or pale yellow scandinavian flavored liquor distilled from potatoes or grain. more information - recipes