akvavit


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akvavit

(ˈɑːkvɑːˌviːt)
n
(Brewing) a variant spelling of aquavit
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Noun1.akvavit - Scandinavian liquor usually flavored with caraway seeds
caraway seed - aromatic seeds of the caraway plant; used widely as seasoning
booze, hard drink, hard liquor, John Barleycorn, liquor, spirits, strong drink - an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
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The fact that this is normally done next to a fjord while drinking akvavit is a happy bonus.
* Akvavit Theatre, a company devoted to productions of contemporary Nordic works, announced its 2019 season will begin Sept.
Grains of paradise A seed from Africa with a hot, lemony flavour, used in exotic dishes and Norwegian akvavit.
I'm not that romantic to leave flowers or a card but I always bring back a bottle of [Scandinavian spirit] akvavit or something."
There are other variations on the eaux-de-vie theme like Armagnac, Grappa, Akvavit and fruit-based distillations, which exhibit more distinctive characteristics than basic brandy.
AKVAVIT. Palabra danesa derivada de la locucion latina aqua vitae; son destilados de frutas o cereales producidos en Escandinavia, aromatizados con semillas de alcaravea.
Sweden's beaches nudge up towards the Arctic Circle in the upper reaches of the Gulf of Bothnia, but for practical purposes the ones where you'll want to kick back, sunbathe and drink akvavit, can be found in the large U-bend of coastline that connects Gothenberg in the west with Stockholm in the east.