Maison Bache-Gabrielsen Reconnects With Its Roots And Launches The First Aquavit Produced In Cognac!

With the DistillationS by Bache-Gabrielsen range, the cognac house seeks to reveal different spirits from varied origins with a touch of their own savoir-faire. After the American Oak Whisky released in 2017, Bache-Gabrielsen unveils the second opus in the range, in collaboration with Audemus Spirits : an Aquavit. Aquavit is a traditional Scandinavian product par excellence. Born fromContinue reading “Maison Bache-Gabrielsen Reconnects With Its Roots And Launches The First Aquavit Produced In Cognac!”

Here Is The World’s Best Aquavit Cocktail In 2018

Linie The Journey is an international cocktail competition where bartenders from throughout Europe compete for the prestigious first-place award. The international final was held on Monday, 27 August, at Ingierstrand Bad in Oslo. Linie The Journey The story of LINIE started in 1805 with the remarkable journey to Indonesia. It was then discovered that sailing aroundContinue reading “Here Is The World’s Best Aquavit Cocktail In 2018”

Opland Aquavit Challenges Whisky and Cognac

Salmon, cheese and the culinary arts put the Nordic kitchen on the map, and aquavit has made an entrance into some of the world’s best bars in cities such as Paris, Berlin and New York. Now is the time to strengthen our international presence, and the re-launch of Opland aquavit marks the start of theseContinue reading “Opland Aquavit Challenges Whisky and Cognac”

Lysholm No. 52

For those of you who may have read my feature on Linie, you’ll know that I have only really been introduced to the category of aquavit in the last 12 months. It’s a surprise then for me to realise that I’ve been missing out on something rather special, and I am excited to experience theirContinue reading “Lysholm No. 52”

Lysholm No52 – Radical Innovation Within Norwegian Aquavit

Master blender Ivan Abrahamsen and his team at Arcus has developed the perfect aquavit for cocktails. Thus, everything is set for a further development of the aquavit category internationally. Aquavit, Norway’s national liquor is traditionally served neat together with food or beer. However, aquavit’s versatility in cocktails has lately been discovered by bartenders around theContinue reading “Lysholm No52 – Radical Innovation Within Norwegian Aquavit”


Aquavit. Ever come across the name? It’s not the most common of spirit categories here in the UK compared to the likes of whisky, rum or gin, but if you’ve ever visited any part of Scandinavia you will have more than likely drank some form of aquavit, the local tipple of choice. Aquavit itself isContinue reading “Linie”

A Look At The Linie Awards 2015

Last week saw myself attend the annual Nordic extravaganza, the Linie Awards 2015. The event is the culmination of the best that the Nordic countries have to offer from the world of food and drink, with respective competitions to find the number one dish and cocktail for the year. In its 10th year, 2015 sawContinue reading “A Look At The Linie Awards 2015”