In Aquavit Recipes, Seasonal Curaçao Recipes

This cocktail is a layered wintry sipper, full of warm, inviting flavors: deep spice notes from Aquavit – Private Reserve and Vacation Curaçao, along with bright orange, smooth apple and subtle rum notes. It’s the perfect cocktail to pair with a delicious meal, or even an excellent dessert – or, if you just want a cozy night in.

Northern Lights

1 oz Aquavit – Private Reserve
¾ oz Vacation Curaçao
1½ oz Apple Cider
2 dashes Angostura Bitters

Stir ingredients with ice for at least 20 seconds, then strain into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with an apple slice or a lemon swath.


P.S. Did you know that we can sometimes see the Northern Lights here in the Chicago area? According to local meteorologist Tom Skilling, they’re visible about once every two years.