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Akvavit or aquavit is a distilled spirit that is principally produced in Scandinavia, where it has been produced since the 15th century. Akvavit is distilled from grain or potatoes, and is flavored with a variety of herbs.



Akvavit, aquavit, or aqua vitae (“water of life” in Latin), was created during the 15th century by monks as a medicine comprised of secret botanical blends, soaked and distilled into a clear spirit and believed to have mystical properties.


Åhus Akvavit Distillery is a modern expression of their Swedish heritage. Åhus is a tiny seaside village in the southern Sweden region of Skåne. Their team is small, but they share a passion for exploring Sweden's terroir and introducing its spirit and traditions to the global community.

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