Aalborg Taffel Akvavit


Aalborg Taffel Akvavit is a classic Aquavit, released in 1846. It has lovely caraway, citrus flavor, and was heralded as Best Aquavit in the World at the 2002 International Wine and Spirit Competition.

This crystal-clear Akvavit, the best-selling of the Aalborg range, is flavored with caraway. The Danish poet Jørgen Vibe once wrote, ‘Aalborg Taffel lights the fires of delight. And keeps our spirits burning bright.’ ‘Taffel’, romantically enough, translates literally as ‘table’.

Original Danish caraway-flavored Taffel Akvavit – an institution in its home country since the 19th century.

The classic Danish spirit. Aalborg Akvavit is fresh and reviving with flavors of caraway seeds and some orange touches. Drink as a pick-me-up after chilling the bottle, or serve with Scandinavian style foods such as pickled herring.

Aquavit or Akvavit translates to “Water of Life” The Spirit of the Nordics: A traditional – produced since the 15th century -Nordic alcoholic distilled beverage. Aalborg Taffel is the world’s most sold Aquavit.

Ever since the mid-19th century, Aalborg Taffel Akvavit also called “Red Aalborg” has been the finishing touch at any self-respecting lunch table; it is the bottle, the label, the taste the very concept that we associate with the good, traditional Danish lunch! Aalborg Taffel Akvavit is Denmark’s main brand of spirits and is the Danes’ favorite aquavit.

With its proof rating and its powerful spicy taste of caraway, the highly-characteristic Aalborg Taffel Akvavit is best enjoyed chilled along with strongly-tasted Danish breakfast dishes, especially marinated herring, along with classic dinner dishes such as bacon and beef.


Clear, transparent.


Caraway and very faint aniseed.


Subtly flavored with caraway supported by lemon, aniseed, and black pepper. Opens up with a hint of licorice and fennel.


Lingering caraway and black pepper spice with faint lemon zest.


Caraway leads this lightly spicy clear Danish akvavit with lemon, aniseed, fennel, and licorice.

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