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  Crusing Profiles: AKVAVIT (Contessa 32)
And, Akvavit was being circled by helicopter gunships.
There were a few days when Bob and several other yachties became one of the 'on-the-scene sources' for the world's press - transmitting reports on their ham and marine SSB radios.
And, another was about to break behind me. With the adrenaline turned up to maximum, Akvavit did a quick turn and motored to safety.
www.sto-p.com /akvavit.htm   (914 words)

  Akvavit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Akvavit, also known as aquavit or akevitt, is a Scandinavian distilled beverage of typically about 40% alcohol by volume.
The earliest known reference to Akvavit is found in a 1531 letter from the Danish Lord of Bergenshus castle, Eske Bille to Olav Engelbretsson, the last Archbishop of Norway.
Akvavit arguably complements beer better than many other spirits, and in a drinking situation, any quantity of akvavit is usually preceded (or succeeded) by a swig of beer.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Akvavit   (813 words)

 Akvavit - the large food & drink encyclopedia
Akvavit, also known as aquavit, is a Scandinavian distilled beverage of typically about 40% alcohol by volume.
Akvavit usually has a yellowish hue, but is available in many colours, from clear to light brown.
It is surprisingly often shot a glass at a time, and although this is usually attributed to tradition, it is suspected that it has something to do with that some people have problems with the spirit's special taste.
www.netmoon.com /recipes/encyclopedia/a/akvavit.html   (329 words)

 Akvavit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
In Norway it is particularly drunk at celebrations, such as Christmas or May 17 (Norwegian Constitution Day).
While members of all three nations can be found to claim that "their" style of Akvavit is the best as a matter of national pride, Norwegian "Akevitt" tend to have, if not the the most distinctive character, then at least the most overpowering flavour and deepest colour.
The Linie brand is carried in old oaken sherry casks on ships, crossing the equator ("Linie") twice before it is sold, which makes it mellower than other brands.
www.airandspace.org /encyclopedia/Akvavit   (521 words)

 Taffel akvavit - Aalborg Akvavit
Taffel akvavit: Dansk snaps og akvavit såsom kryddersnaps, dild og julesnaps til enhver smag og ethvert frokstbord.
AALBORG JUBILÆUMS Akvavit er en gylden, eksklusiv akvavit til særlige lejligheder.
Den klare AALBORG STJERNE Akvavit har en mild kommenduft, som får følgeskab af stjerneanis og en lille smule appelsin, der gør den lettilgængelig og imødekommende.
www.aalborgakvavit.dk /t2aal/taffel_akvavit.aspx   (596 words)

 Aalborg Jubilæums Akvavit Original
Akvavit was originally discovered by alchemists searching for the secret of eternal youth and beauty.
The akvavit produced for the first two hundred years or so was not particularly attractive however - in fact, it was actually a bit cloudy.
AALBORG JUBILÆUMS Akvavit - distinct dill and coriander.
www.northerner.com /html/sys-dk_173halv.html   (290 words)

 Akvavit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Kenmerkend voor de smaak is het lichte aroma van Kummel, waaraan afhankelijk van de soort Akvavit nog andere natuurlijke kruidenaroma's kunnen worden toegevoegd zoals koriander, dille, venkel, kruidnagel, kaneel en citroen.
De originele Akvavit komt uit Denemarken, er is echter ook Akvavit uit de andere Scandinavische landen en Duitsland op de markt.
Ook voor een longdrink is de Akvavit een geschikt ingrediënt, bijvoorbeeld gemixed met Jus d'Orange of als Danish Mary (Akvavit met tomatensap, peper, zout en iets tabasco).
www.werelddranken.nl /info/akvavit.html   (173 words)

 Sprit & likör, Aalborg Jubilæums Akvavit Original, Brännvin, kryddat - Vinguiden.com
Akvavit är lika mycket en del av dansk kultur och tradition som Hamlet, HC Andersen och den Lilla Sjöjungfrun.
Ett märke framför andra, fångar den danska själen ˆ Aalborg Taffel Akvavit från Danish Distillers.
Akvavit destilleras huvudsakligen från säd och får sin smak från olika örter eller kryddor.
www.vinguiden.com /sprit/?flaskID=1579&M=69   (760 words)

 Stora Enso - 11
Aalborg Jule Akvavit is produced only in limited numbers and every three years it is presented in an attractive new bottle and carton.
The current Jule Akvavit shape was designed as a tribute to H.C. Andersen, to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the famous author's birth.
The manufacturer of the Jule Akvavit carton is chosen by a design competition arranged by VandS Denmark jointly with Papermint Design, which has been responsible for creating the Jule Akvavit bottles for many years.
www.storaenso.com /CDAvgn/main/0,,1_-6551-14429-en~pack,00.html   (490 words)

 Sprit & likör, Aalborg Taffel Akvavit, Brännvin, kryddat - Vinguiden.com
Aalborg Taffel Akvavit var den första danska akvaviten som hade orden rektifierat, filtrerat, finkelfri tryckt på sina etiketter.
Aalborg Taffel Akvavit återfinns i den karaktäriska flaskan med den klassiska röd- vit- och guldfärgade etiketten.
Kontrollera om Aalborg Taffel Akvavit finns i din systembolagsbutik.
www.vinguiden.com /?flaskID=1066&M=69   (254 words)

 Akvavit Aalborg Jubilaeums - buy online at Drinkon.com - only £20.75
Akvavit Aalborg Jubilaeums is golden and elegant with a few simple aromas of Dill and Coriander, the prime characteristic of this pure, fruity aquavit.
Star fruit, aniseed and citrus can also be detected, these are all rounded off with an aroma reminiscent of caramel.
This spirit was introduced in 1946 to celebrate the 100-year jubilee of Aalborg Taffel Akvavit.
www.drinkon.com /Details/SP1111596/Detail/Spirit   (70 words)

 De Danske Spritfabrikker A/S - AALBORG TAFFEL Akvavit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The classic AALBORG TAFFEL Akvavit has an exceedingly pure aroma of caraway, supported only by the slightest suggestion of orange.
Friends of AALBORG TAFFEL Akvavit could say the same in 1846, as the recipe has remained unchanged ever since - and the result likewise: A crystal-clear aquavit, full of character, best enjoyed chilled as an accompaniment to herring and other good food, and preferably in cheerful company.
AALBORG TAFFEL Akvavit is the preferred aquavit of Danes and in 2002 was elected the best aquavit in the world at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) held in London.
www.distillers.dk /show.asp?id=1273   (125 words)

 AALBORG STJERNE Akvavit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The clear AALBORG STJERNE Akvavit has a mild caraway aroma accompanied by star aniseed and a hint of orange, making it accessible and accommodating.
Raise it high and feel a giddy stir in the place that marks your heart...” AALBORG STJERNE Akvavit is just as soft and lovely as the poem by Halfdan Rasmussen it carries on the label.
AALBORG STJERNE Akvavit goes especially well with gravad, smoked or marinated meat.
www.akvavit.dk /composite-283.htm   (82 words)

 Aalborg Jubilæums Akvavit Dild på Cocktailguiden.com
Akvavit Original har fått sällskap av två nya raffinerade varianter.
Akvavit är grundat på receptet från den mest kända av Aalborgs
Akvavit som en välkommen gäst på det svenska middagsbordet.
www.cocktailguiden.com /index.php?sokfalt=akvavit&qstart=0&qlimit=1&page=1   (863 words)

 Aquavit - Aalborg Akvavit
Aquavit: Dansk snaps og akvavit såsom kryddersnaps, dild og julesnaps til enhver smag og ethvert frokstbord.
Og sikken en fødselsdagsgave: en elegant og frugtagtig akvavit på 42% med få, enkle aromaer.
Det nye reklameunivers for AALBORG Akvavit er bygget op omkring en hyggelig gammel købmandsbutik, hvor den venlige, men...
www.aalborgakvavit.dk /t2aal/aquavit.aspx   (346 words)

 ScandAsia.com - Eat at Morten’s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Akvavit so far has been packed since its opening on Easter weekend, completely through word of mouth.
Akvavit was opened since Friday, and the place has been packed since, completely through word of mouth.
Akvavit, for those of you who do not know, means “Water of Life”.
www.scandasia.com /viewNews.php?news_id=827&coun_code=sg   (1070 words)

 De Danske Spritfabrikker A/S - SKÅNE Akvavit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
With its very distinctive aroma and taste, SKÅNE Akvavit has been the preferred drink of the Swedes since 1931.
Based on its taste of caraway, fennel and aniseed add their own characteristic tastes and aromas, but it is chiefly the latter that makes the most impact and provides a soft aftertaste.
And it is the lightness of its taste that allows SKÅNE Akvavit to come into its own with just about all types of cold dishes, including the famous Danish open sandwiches, and provides the ideal accompaniment to marinated salmon or ham - Danish or Italian.
www.distillers.dk /show.asp?id=2195   (96 words)

 Amazon.com: Akvavit: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Akvavit, I suppose-Larry, tear down, find a liquor store and fetch...
From his briefcase he took a bottle of akvavit from which he'd...
vitae means "water of life." The Swedes have the cordial akvavit, the French their eau de vie, or brandy, and both...
www.amazon.com /s?ie=UTF8&keywords=Akvavit&tag=httpexplaguid-20&index=books&link_code=qs&page=1   (655 words)

Alborg Akvavit (Denmark) - akvavit, a contraction of the Latin aqua vitae, meaning "water of life".
Similar to vodka, akvavit is a spirit distilled from grain (a small number of producers distill from potatoes) with certain aromatic seeds and spices - caraway seeds in particular.
**Akvavit is technically NOT a liqueur (it would be grouped with vodka, in most Scandanavian countries they drink akvavit instead of vodka) but for these purposes we'll consider it a liqueur.
www.psgrill.net /Liquors&Spirits/LiqueursCordials/LIQUEURS.html   (1241 words)

 Eating Crayfish with Trapper Arne, Crayfish Traps, Crayfish Trap, crawfish and crayfish catching with Trapper Arne's ...
Each table setting has glasses for both beer and akvavit (which people know is just a Swedish kind of vodka.) The beer, some say, is to wash down the akvavit.
Crayfish and the akvavit became so closely associated that the Swedish humorist Engström was used to convince voters that prohibition would mean that you had to be without their beloved crayfish.
People who know about the akvavit at Swedish crayfish parties prepare for this by 'biting' their drinks.
www.trapperarne.com /crayeating.htm   (1147 words)

 Dave Fox - Make Love, Not Lutefisk
Per, my Norwegian host father, handed me a beer and a shot of akvavit and said, "We're having something for dinner tonight that you won't like.
This conversation and refilling continued for an hour or so while Per prepared the fish along with the traditional stewed peas and bacon drippings that are used to "enhance the flavor." At one point, Wibeke, my sister's girlfriend, knocked at the door.
By the time dinner was served, I was on approximately my 93rd shot of akvavit, happily munching my pork chop, when I was seized with drunken bravado.
www.davethefox.com /words/0112lutefisk.htm   (1213 words)

 Aquavit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aquavit (from Latin aqua vitae = "water of life") can refer to:
akvavit, a scandinavian caraway-flavoured mid-strength drink (40% alc).
Well-known brands include the classics Linie Aquavit and Aalborgas well as the white cranberry-flavored Aquavit New York made to mix cocktails.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aquavit   (169 words)

 Shrine to Spirits - Vodka
Akvavit (or aquavit), though named like whisky (the water of life), is pretty much flavoured vodka.
Pale golden in colour, this akvavit is flavoured with dill and coriander.
Old Northlands Akvavit, with caraway, aniseed, fennel, and sherry.
www.physics.uq.edu.au /people/nieminen/vodka.html   (2394 words)

 Home Distillation of Alcohol (Homemade Alcohol to Drink)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The most famous flavored vodka from Scandinavia is probably Akvavit (or Aquavit if you ask from any Dane.) Akvavit is not actually vodka, it is just specially made grain based spirit flavoured with caraway seeds and sometimes aged with oak.
Akvavit has quite long roots, the oldest recipe that I found is dated back to year 1642, this is a Finnish recipe is from year 1802, and this is how it goes (converted for home distilling purposes):
Akvavit is mainly used for aperitif, and it is commonly served ice cold from 4cl shot glass.
www.homedistiller.org /wash-grain2.htm   (11493 words)

 Aalborg Taffel Akvavit
Seasoned Vodka, 42% vol, classic AALBORG TAFFEL® Akvavit has an extremely pure caraway flavour with the very faintest trace of orange.
AALBORG TAFFEL® Akvavit fans have been saying the same kind of thing ever since 1846, because the recipe for AALBORG TAFFEL® Akvavit has been the same for more than 150 years.
This is a crystal-clear akvavit which is full of character, and it is best served chilled as an accompaniment to herrings on rye bread or other tasty dishes - and preferably in good company.
www.northerner.com /html/sys-dk_34hel.html   (162 words)

 Vintage Wines & Spirits - Liqueurs
Friends of AALBORG TAFFEL Akvavit could say the same in 1846, as the recipe has remained unchanged ever since - and the result likewise:
A crystal-clear aquavit, full of character, best enjoyed chilled as an accompaniment to herring and other good food, and preferably in cheerful company.
A luscious blend of rich, double cream, honey and mellow Irish Spirits, Carolans is Ireland's finest Irish Cream Liqueur.
www.vintagewines.co.nz /main/liqueurs.htm   (302 words)

 Akvavit - Aalborg Taffel - buy online at Drinkon.com - only £18.49   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Akvavit - Aalborg Taffel - buy online at Drinkon.com - only £18.49
Akvavit - Aalborg is a popular schnapps - crystal clear with a distinctive caraway flavour.
To make an Aalborg Sunrise: 1 part AALBORG TAFFEL Akvavit 1 part HEERING Cherry Liqueur 1 part Dry Vermouth 6 parts Fizzy Orange Pour the spirits into a tall glass containing ice cubes and fill with Fizzy Orange.
www.drinkon.com /Details/SP0072/Detail/Spirit   (65 words)

 Fish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The classic “Red Aalborg” (AALBORG TAFFEL Akvavit) is particularly suited to traditional herring dishes, while the citrus taste in AALBORG HAVSTRYGER Snaps allows it to interact nicely with smoked or marinated fish.
The slightly sharper taste of coriander and caraway makes AALBORG JUBILÆUMS Akvavit and AALBORG GYLDEN HØKER Snaps well suited to accompany more fatty fish dishes, such as pan-grilled fish and fish rissoles with home-made remoulade sauce.
Det drejer sig om AALBORG DILD Akvavit, Aalborg export akvavit og AALBORG HAVSTRYGER Snaps.
www.akvavit.dk /composite-295.htm   (197 words)

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