The Rorschach Test

This cocktail balances savory aquavit with sweet-tart fruit elements: Amer Picon, lemon and the Violet Hour’s house grenadine.

Pinetop Perker

Chad Solomon plays on genever’s distinct botanical flavors by blending it with malted aquavit, pine liqueur and pine extract in the Pinetop Perker, a sort of Egg Sour by way of northern Europe.


In Nico de Soto's interpretation of what the holiday season should taste like, aquavit, ginger and sherry play together in one biting, funky and herbal riff on Christmas.


If glogg, a mulled and spiced punch, does not immediately conjure Vikings or some later breed of burly, bearded Nordic men, nothing will.


The Trident is a nautically-inspired interpretation of the Negroni, created in 2000 by Robert Hess, a cocktail enthusiast from Seattle.