Nordic Honey Punch

Alex Anderson, Cure | New Orleans

Alex Anderson‘s clarified milk punch draws upon Scandinavian flavors, incorporating herbal-inflected aquavit and an aromatic garnish of dill.



  • 8 ounces aquavit, preferably O.P. Anderson
  • 4 ounces bianco vermouth, preferably Dolin Blanc
  • 2 ounces Gran Classico
  • 2 ounces honey syrup (2:1)
  • 2 ounces lemon juice
  • 8 ounces whole milk

Garnish: dill sprig

  1. Combine the honey syrup, Gran Classico and vermouth in a pitcher. Whisk until the honey is incorporated.
  2. Pour the milk into a pan and bring to a boil.
  3. Turn off the stove and immediately add the lemon juice and stir. Let sit for five minutes, then add the aquavit.
  4. Strain through a nut milk bag or cheesecloth into the pitcher with the vermouth mixture, then strain the entire mixture again.
  5. Double line a large coffee filter and strain the remaining liquid again.
  6. Bottle and serve in a rocks glass over ice.
  7. Garnish with dill sprig.

Tagged: aquavit, Cure, Milk Punch