In addition to using caraway and dill—the most traditional flavors for aquavit—in Sweden, home cooks make the spirit with an infinite variety of spices, herbs, and other flavorful botanicals. Get the recipe for Swedish Mint JulepHelen Rosner
In Sweden, home cooks make aquavit by infusing a clear spirit distilled from grain or potatoes with an infinite variety of spices, herbs, and other flavorful botanicals. It’s easy to make your own at home with a bottle of vodka or other clear spirit and a little creativity. These cocktails each feature a different aquavit, from fig and cardamom to grapefruit and lemongrass.