On Nov. 2, New Columbia Distillers will release its most unusual seasonal spirit yet: a gin-aquavit hybrid aged in apple brandy barrels. The Ginavit, as it's being called, combines the flavors of the traditional wintertime Scandinavian aperitif—dill, caraway, star anise—with some of Green Hat Gin's botanicals, including juniper, orange peel, and lemon peel.
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Love pickled herring? Now, you can drink it. Scandinavian Petworth eatery Domku relaunched its pickled herring martini last Tuesday. This curious cocktail came about five years ago when owner Kera Carpenter decided to marry the Scandinavian custom of eating pickled herring with shots of aquavit before a meal. But the drink disappeared from the menu after [...]