Berry Aquavit

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by NcMysteryShopper

A non-traditional Aquavit recipe from Swedish chef Marcus Samuelsson of Aquavit in NYC and Minneapolis. Use a good quality potato vodka for this recipe. The Aquavit needs to stand for 6-8 weeks before it is ready.

Top Review by justcallmetoni

I made this for ZWT2 and just realized I never posted on the results. It wuz gooood. My raspberry vodka was made with Grey Goose and made some lovely summer cocktails. The personal favorite was a berry twist on the classic vodka gimlet.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place berries in a wide-mouthed jar and pour in vodka. Seal jar.
  2. Let stand at room temperature for 6 to 8 weeks, until the full flavor has fully developed.
  3. Strain vodka into a container and add simple syrup.
  4. Transfer to a one-liter bottle and add some fresh berries for garnish.
  5. Seal bottle and store in the freezer.
  6. Serve ice-cold, in shot glasses.

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